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Gov. Charlie Baker back in March articulated a clear preference and rationale for a November 2016 vote on an Olympics ballot question, but now says he does not have a firm opinion on when the vote should occur. "Governor Baker is a supporter of the ballot... Read more
A bill filed in the Legislature last month would create a seven-member commission charged with ensuring that Boston’s bid process to become the 2024 Summer Olympics host city “be transparent and accountable to the people of the commonwealth,” according to... Read more
A former special election candidate for the Massachusetts House and veteran state government administrator has been appointed by Gov. Deval Patrick to head the Department of Telecommunications and Cable. Patrick on Tuesday appointed Karen Charles to... Read more
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