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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Grants to 12 Regional Economic Development Organizations

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Senate President Karen Spilka, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy and business groups from around the state at Ashland Town Hall on February 8, 2019 to award $900,000 in grants to twelve Regional Economic Development Organization (REDO) groups. Established to stimulate regional business growth, […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Plan to Legalize Wagering on Professional Sports

Today, Governor Charlie Baker announced plans to file legislation that would permit people in Massachusetts to wager on professional sports. The proposal would utilize the existing regulatory structure for gaming licensing in Massachusetts, including enforcement powers of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), the prohibition on wagering by anyone under 21 […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $2.5 Million for Advanced Manufacturing Training

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined Quinsigamond Community College President Luis G. Pedraja, regional workforce leaders and state and local officials to announce $2.5 million to four regional consortiums through the Advanced Manufacturing Training Program. The AMT program enables regional partnerships to develop, coordinate and maintain regional, comprehensive manufacturing workforce development […]

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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker Delivers Inaugural Address for Second Term

On Thursday, January 3, 2019 Governor Charlie Baker delivered his second inaugural address from the House Chamber of the Massachusetts State House. Here are the Governor’s full remarks as prepared for delivery: Here are excerpts from Governor Baker’s speech: “Think about the Commonwealth’s leadership on national issues. “We have the […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Transition at the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Photo (l-r), Secretary Ash, Governor Baker, Lieutenant Governor Polito and Incoming Secretary Kennealy Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced the departure of Housing and Economic Development (HED) Secretary Jay Ash, and introduced as incoming Secretary current HED Assistant Secretary for Business Growth, Mike Kennealy. Secretary Kennealy will […]

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Economic Development Incentive Awards to Six Companies Create and Retain over 8,000 jobs in Massachusetts

Wayfair Boston Office  The Baker-Polito Administration and the Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved six projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 3,703 net new jobs, retain 4,313 jobs throughout Massachusetts and leverage more than $82 million in private investment. Governor […]

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Export Leaders Discuss U.S. Trade Policy at Annual Export Expo in Boston

U.S. Economic Sanctions Panel: Peter Liston, Barb Secor, Alexandra Lopez-Casero and moderator Gwendolyn Jaramillo.  Over 300 export leaders and companies from throughout the state and region attended the annual Export Expo held on December 8 at the Massachusetts Transportation Building in Park Square, Boston. Organized by the Massachusetts Export Center, […]

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MassEcon Presents 15th Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards

Nearly 400 people attended MassEcon’s 15th Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards, which honored 15 enterprising companies from across the Commonwealth for their outstanding contributions of investment, job growth, facility expansion, and community involvement. MassEcon is the state’s private sector partner in promoting business growth in Massachusetts. The luncheon was […]

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