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  1. An Rx for a 'sick' Health ConnectorRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Lowell Sun

    It didn't take Gov. Charlie Baker long to realize what former Gov. Deval Patrick ignored: The Massachusetts Health Connector board was run by a majority group of ideologues who hoodwinked the public and fleeced the taxpayer to push the agenda of a "sick" program. On Wednesday, Baker brought down the hammer, cleaning the Health Connector's house of voodoo medicine men.

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  2. Ross-Sitcawich, Bond out as commissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Lowell Sun

    ... gubernatorial appointees over the weekend. Bond and Ross-Sitcawich were appointed by former Democrat Gov. Deval Patrick. Their local housing authority terms of office had run out and both were in "holdover" status. Bond's termination comes as no ...

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  3. Carr: T shakeup more like a shuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    ... hacks for old hacks, you might say. But in this long MBTA winter nightmare that is the legacy of bust-out Gov. Deval Patrick - the new GOP regime is merely shuffling the deck. The other day I spotted the name of Thom Dugan on an MBTA document. ...

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  4. Transportation funding woes, ideas abound in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Inflation-adjusted funding available to Massachusetts from the federal highway trust fund dropped by more than 10 percent between 2008-13, according to Federal Highway Administration data. Straus said the decline is projected to continue, according to the Capital Investment Plan the administration of former Gov. Deval Patrick issued last year.

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  5. CVB forced to market valley on shrinking shoestringRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    ... said. "But we have to make tough decisions sometimes." It had to make those tough decisions after Gov. Deval Patrick enacted cuts in November. Of the Merrimack Valley bureau's roughly $800,000 budget, almost half -- $375,000 -- came from the state ...

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  6. Baker files $350M spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    ... when the administration was reviewing the $768 million budget gap Baker inherited from his predecessor, Gov. Deval Patrick. The spending bill also sets up a $7 million emergency reserve for the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and the ...

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  7. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... Last week, Baker appointed a 16-person panel to tackle the problem and build off of the legislation that Gov. Deval Patrick supported last year. "One of things I want all of your viewers to understand is that 80-percent of those who end up addicted ...

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  8. $1.5 Billion budget shortfall likely in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WWLP

    Governor Charlie Baker inherited a $750 million budget deficit, which he along with the state legislature closed, but next fiscal year that deficit could double. The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation projects that $1.5 Billion shortfall and when we asked Governor Baker about it, he said they probably aren't far off.

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  9. Denniston House demolition delayed by Oak Bluffs boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Commission, a national recession triggered severe declines in charitable donations. In August 2009, Governor Deval Patrick helped turn the first shovelful of soil to break ground for the Bradley Square affordable-housing development. Unable to ...

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  10. Baker explains Connector board shakeupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ayer Public Spirit

    ... website failed in 2013 as Massachusetts sought to implement the national health care reform law, and Gov. Deval Patrick installed a special adviser to oversee a costly effort to rebuild it. As a candidate last year, Baker made a point of noting that ...

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  11. Gruber had to goRead the original story

    Friday | Lucianne.com

    It took the better part of four months and a change in administrations but Jonathan Gruber, an architect of the disaster that is Obamacare, is now a former member of the board of the Massachusetts Health Connector. Gov. Charlie Baker this week asked for and received the resignations of Gruber and three of his board colleagues, who were all Deval Patrick appointees.

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  12. State: Cabral qualifies for public-safety pensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lowell Sun

    ... saying it will take time to gather all her public employment records. Cabral, appointed secretary by Gov. Deval Patrick in January 2013, retired after Gov. Charlie Baker picked her replacement, Daniel Bennett, a 53-year-old senior first assistant ...

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  13. Timely departuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Baker has replaced four members of the Massachusetts Health Connector Board who had been appointed under Deval Patrick. The departed include MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, who had drawn fire last year for his comments about the Affordable Care Act ...

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  14. Editorial: Gruber had to goRead the original story

    Thursday | Boston Herald

    It took the better part of four months and a change in administrations but Jonathan Gruber, an architect of the disaster that is Obamacare, is now a former member of the board of the Massachusetts Health Connector. Gov. Charlie Baker this week asked for and received the resignations of Gruber and three of his board colleagues, who were all Deval Patrick appointees.

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  15. Shirley Leung Baker should remake transportation boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boston.com

    After the disastrous performance of our public transit system, members of the MassDOT board must feel like they have targets on their backs. Baker has only one appointee, Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack; the rest are Deval Patrick holdovers.

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  16. Our Opinion: Rural effort has potential for BerkshiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... compared to $541 million in 2013. The improving economy is one explanation, as were the efforts of Governor Deval Patrick to drum up business in other nations. According to the Department of Commerce, those exports were largely in computer and ...

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  17. Time to increase federal gasoline taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Cape Cod Times

    ... has and a fear that the Legislature might dip into the fund for other spending projects. In 2009, then-Gov. Deval Patrick's attempt to push a 19-cent increase through the Legislature fell with a thud. But that was when gas prices were about $3.50 ...

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  18. Casino opposition organizingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Doyle, who lives on Brayton Avenue, not far from the Route 103 property, said that former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick once stated that he brought casino legislation to the Commonwealth, but if a casino proposal came to his town, he would fight ...

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  19. Retirement board: Former Public Safety boss qualifies for pension boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... saying it will take time to gather all her public employment records. Cabral, appointed secretary by Gov. Deval Patrick in January 2013, retired after Gov. Charlie Baker picked her replacement, Daniel Bennett, a 53-year-old senior first assistant ...

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  20. Gov. Baker forces resignation of 4 health connector membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... the resignations of board members George Gonser, John Bertko and Rick Jakious - all appointees of former Gov. Deval Patrick. The move gives Baker control of the 11-member board that oversees the state's health care law and website. Two other ...

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