Dozens of troopers quit over Massachusetts governor’s vaccine mandate

U.S. 09/27/21, 22:55

Dozens of Massachusetts troopers tendered their resignation in protest of the state's vaccine mandate on Sept. 27. State Police Association of Massachusetts (SPAM) complained about GOP Gov. Charlie Baker requiring every trooper to be immunized against COVID-19. "It is unfortunate that the governor and his team have chosen to mandate one of ...

Thousands turn out for St. Patrick’s Day parade in Boston

U.S. 03/17/19, 19:40

Thousands of revelers crowded the streets of Boston for the annual St. Patrick's Day parade, many wearing green and waving Irish flags as they watched Revolutionary War re-enactors and bagpipe brigades march by. Politicians figured heavily in Sunday's parade, including Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic Boston Mayor Martin Walsh. Before the ...

California’s governor serves meals in Tom Brady jersey

Football 02/06/19, 19:43

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has been spotted in a Tom Brady jersey.But his choice of attire was for charity.Newsom served lunch Wednesday at a Sacramento food kitchen in the jersey of the New England Patriots quarterback. It was the result of his losing Super Bowl wager against Massachusetts Gov. Charlie ...

State Senate leader outlines agenda as lawmakers sworn in

Politics 01/02/19, 19:36

The Democratic leader of the Massachusetts Senate promised Wednesday to work for lower prescription drug costs, expanded mental health services and a reform to the state's education funding formula as she laid out an ambitious agenda at the start of the Legislature's new two-year session. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker administered oaths ...

Gov. Baker: I misspoke; will vote for GOP Senate candidate

Politics 10/17/18, 22:24

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday that he hadn't decided if he would vote for fellow Republican and U.S. Senate candidate Geoff Diehl even though he has publicly endorsed his candidacy — but quickly backtracked and pledged to cast a ballot for Diehl.Baker made the statement during his second televised ...

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