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Guest commentary: Mass. shouldn't go too far to compete with Silicon Valley

Don't worry if you didn't make it to Fenway this summer - Boston's hottest rivalry is off the field.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Law.com

Workplace Laws Offering Leave for Domestic Abuse

Earlier this month, Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick passed a law giving a range of protections to victims of domestic violence and changing the way the state's justice system deals with certain aspects of this problem.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), US Governors

Lowell Sun

McCormick says he's where he expected to be in gu

Independent Jeffrey McCormick, who is seeking to succeed in an arena where other non-party candidates have repeatedly fallen well short, said Wednesday his campaign for governor is exactly where he expected 11 weeks before the November general election.

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Related Topix: US News, Back Bay (Boston, MA), US Governors

WCAX-TV Burlington

New England govs' regional energy effort in doubt

A nearly yearlong effort by New England's governors to address the region's soaring energy costs has been put on hold.

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Related Topix: Peter Shumlin, Maggie Hassan

The Miami Herald

Governor: Grocery chain fight at 'critical point'

Gov. Deval Patrick said Wednesday he was hopeful that a family fight over the Market Basket grocery store chain that has sparked an employee walkout and a customer boycott can be resolved soon.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Maggie Hassan

The Washington Post

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Uber hired political strategist David Plouffe this week to run what amounts to a national political campaign against the taxi industry.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Reince Priebus, Barack Obama, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

WWLP

governor patrick greenfield rail

Governor Deval Patrick arrived in Greenfield by train Wednesday morning, in order to make a major announcement.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Greenfield, MA, Springfield, MA, Northfield, MA

Lowell Sun

Debates Thursday: Republican, independent gov candidates to spar in Lowell

The Sun and Middlesex Community College are hosting back-to-back debates Thursday for the independent and Republican gubernatorial candidates.

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Related Topix: East Merrimack, NH, US Governors

Boston Herald

Editorial: Peddling more than pot

We were amused last month when Gov. Deval Patrick suggested that his public health team had been "attacked" after their lame first attempt to award licenses under the state's new medical marijuana law.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Marijuana, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Boston Herald

Martha Coakley defends Deval Patrick decision to step into Market Basket fray

Attorney General Martha Coakley would follow Gov. Deval Patrick's example of intervening in a family business dispute - like the Market Basket feud - if elected governor, she told the Herald yesterday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Immigration Reform, Opinion

Lowell Sun

Amid a flood of bills by lawmakers, a small flurry of disclosures

As lawmakers hurriedly whipped bills to the governor's desk in the last weeks of the formal legislative session, some of their colleagues were filling up a watchdog agency's inbox.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors, Nstar

BroadwayWorld.com

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Vetoes Theater Tax Credit

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed an economic development bill that included many initiatives aimed at promoting growth in various sectors.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Theater, Arts, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chris Collins

Examiner.com

Puppy Doe bill awaiting Governor Patrick's signature in order to become law

On the one year anniversary of Puppy Doe 's horrific death, the newly proposed Animal Welfare and Safety bill passed legislation just days before Radoslaw Czerkawski 's pre-trial conference for the brutal torture of Puppy Doe, also known as Kiya.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, US Governors

Nashoba Publishing Online

Patrick backs away from reg'l natural-gas effort

The Stop the Pipeline group of concerned citizens issued the following statement today upon the news that Governor Patrick "has decided to put his support for this massive infrastructure investment on hold."

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Related Topix: US Governors, Salt Lake City, UT

Lowell Sun

Peter Lucas: Governor's suite restoration flunks Statehouse history test

The $11.3 million spent to restore the governor's Statehouse office to its original 1798 Charles Bulfinch setting is all well and good, despite the fact that it cost $2 million more than estimated.

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Related Topix: US Governors

WKXW-FM Trenton

Governors step into New England supermarket feud

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan participated in negotiations Sunday with the owners of the Market Basket chain - feuding cousins Arthur T. Demoulas and Arthur S. Demoulas - as well as several other shareholders.

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Related Topix: Maggie Hassan, US Governors

WMUR-TV Manchester

Governors raise hopes for Market Basket resolution

The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire said Tuesday they believe a deal could be close to resolve the weeks-old Market Basket dispute.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Journal

Gov. Patrick backs away from regional effort to expand natural gas capacity

Gov. Deval Patrick has backed away from a plan that would raise money via a tariff on the power market here.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage

The News Tribune

Hillary Clinton's summer slide

Hillary Clinton is no longer the inevitable next President of the United States, a summertime development that is not unexpected yet still surprises.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Governors, Mitt Romney

Harvard Hillside

Ayer businesses join in on the Kinder Morgan pipeline fight

Businesses are taking a stand against a proposed natural gas pipeline planned to run through neighboring towns in the Nashoba Valley.

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Related Topix: Ayer, MA, Townsend, MA, Pepperell, MA, Dracut, MA, US Governors, Groton, MA

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