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  1. O'Connor Sisson veteran housing gets fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Dartmouth's John Lyons was running on a treadmill when he suffered cardiac arrest - but thanks to the efforts of a nursing student two machines away, he's alive to celebrate the holiday Dartmouth is among the Massachusetts communities that will benefit from $15 million in funding to create supportive housing for veterans, the homeless and low-income residents, Gov. Deval Patrick has announced. O'Connor Sisson in Dartmouth is a rehabilitation project intended to serve homeless veterans in need of help.

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  2. Gov. signs hospital lawRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a new law addressing the delicensing of hospitals that see patient counts fluctuate greatly because of seasonal population changes. The new law, based on legislation filed by Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli, D-Lenox, eliminates a requirement that hospitals delicense beds if their average annual occupancy rate falls below a certain threshold, according to the Massachusetts Hospital Association.

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  3. PAC pushes Patrick sendoffRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Gov. Deval Patrick's political action committee is touting a pair of events to recognize the two-term chief executive as he leaves office. Together PAC executive director John Walsh, in an email Monday, urged Patrick supporters to attend a two-hour open-house reception with the governor at 5 p.m. on Jan. 4 in the Statehouse.

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  4. Beacon Hill building will net state $90MRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    While the state's development agency is still negotiating terms with an unidentified buyer, Gov. Deval Patrick's chief budget-writer estimated the sale of a Beacon Hill office building lease would bring in $90 million in state revenue. The buyer will become landlord to a variety of state agencies housed at 100 Cambridge St., which now includes offices for the attorney general, the Department of Energy Resources and the Department of Revenue, among others.

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  5. Innovative tax credits awaitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Boston.com

    This year, for the first time, Massachusetts is offering a tax credit designed to encourage a specific type of charitable giving, and nonprofit officials are pushing to get the word out before the current tax year ends Dec. 31. But the details are complicated enough that, with just a week left before the 2014 deadline, about a third of the credits have yet to be claimed. The Community Investment Tax Credit, part of an economic development law signed by Governor Deval Patrick in 2012, took effect this year.

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  6. Outgoing Gov. Deval Patrick appoints 360 people since JulyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Gov. Deval Patrick has ramped up appointments to state boards and commissions in his final months in office, especially before yesterday's deadline, to put appointees in place before they can be revoked by incoming Gov.-elect Charlie Baker. Patrick has appointed more than 360 people to state boards and positions since July, according to an unofficial tally kept by the Secretary of State's Office.

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  7. Charlie Baker vows scrutiny of community collegesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    ... also risen by 70 percent since 2010, the Herald reported yesterday in a story on the state payroll under Gov. Deval Patrick. The state community college system has been the target of reforms by Patrick, but the graduation rate for first-year ...

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  8. Retirement home liquor bill sent to governorRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WWLP

    After action on Wednesday, a stroke of Gov. Deval Patrick's pen is all that stands between continuing care retirement communities and the legalized sale of alcoholic beverages. Rep. Paul McMurtry, a Dedham Democrat who filed the bill, said some retirement homes have high-quality restaurants, but they are prohibited from serving beer, wine or cocktails.

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  9. Massachusetts State House in Boston on Beacon StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... emergency exit, and creates a new charge of using fraudulent receipts. The bill (H 1474) was sent to the Gov. Deval Patrick over the summer, but he sent it back with an amendment seeking to provide alternatives to prison for subsequent violations of ...

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  10. Clock is ticking as Patrick seeks to appoint new Bristol County DARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Dartmouth's John Lyons was running on a treadmill when he suffered cardiac arrest - but thanks to the efforts of a nursing student two machines away, he's alive to celebrate the holiday Gov. Deval Patrick is hoping to appoint the next Bristol County district attorney, but said he'll only do so if there's no danger of his appointment being overturned by his successor. In order to make his appointment veto-proof, Patrick would have to choose a new DA by Christmas Eve.

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  11. Deval Patrick's solid local legacy will only growRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    ... gas tank, will be paid for with an estimated $16.8 million in state dollars. It's all happening because Gov. Deval Patrick committed to making it happen in 2013. The governor uses the Greenway and lives within a stone's throw of the connection that ...

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  12. Rays of hope?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Cape Cod Times

    ... officials from across the Cape and Islands, as well as the leaders of several environmental groups. Gov. Deval Patrick, whose term is winding down, amassed a respectable solar track record during his years of leadership. Just last month, ...

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  13. For Obama, timing was everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... courts, freeze out low-income voters and muddle elections with streams of negative advertising. And, as Gov. Deval Patrick recently suggested, they're willing to punch, kick, gouge, whatever, while Democrats seem to think politics is an Ivy League ...

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  14. Charlie Baker, Cardinal O'Malley visit Pine Street InnRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... The Pine Street Inn played in a role in a dust-up during Baker's unsuccessful 2010 campaign against Governor Deval Patrick. That year Baker proposed requiring anyone seeking state benefits to show proof they were a legal resident. Asked at the time ...

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  15. Listen to These Mass. Politicians Sing 'Winter Wonderland'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Boston.com

    NECN's Alison King is at it again, goading Massachusetts politicians into belting out a bipartisan Christmas carol. Governor-elect Charlie Baker sings like an excited 7-year-old, Mayor Marty Walsh forgets a few lines, and Governor Deval Patrick shows he has a promising career as a lounge singer after he leaves office next year.

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  16. Patrick signs 'bed count' billRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ayer Public Spirit

    Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a new law addressing the de-licensing of hospitals that see patient counts fluctuate greatly due to seasonal population changes. The new law, based on legislation filed by Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli , eliminates a requirement that hospitals de-license beds if their average annual occupancy rate falls below a certain threshold, according to the Massachusetts Hospital Association.

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  17. Administration & finance secretary putting in new teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Other senior Patrick officials at administration and finance have already made plans to move on once Gov. Deval Patrick leaves office, including chief of staff Katie Hammer and Undersecretary Scott Jordan.  Jordan has accepted a position ...

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  18. Another View: Dealing with homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | SouthCoastToday.com

    On Nov. 17, Gov. Deval Patrick's undersecretary of housing and community development sent out a press release titled, "Undersecretary Aaron Gornstein discusses Patrick administration's historic commitment to public housing." That same day, media across the country reported on a study released by the National Center on Family Homelessness that found that as of 2013, 1 in 30 American children is now homeless.

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  19. Community college payroll balloonsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    Staffing at the state's 15 community colleges has ballooned by as much as 30 percent under Gov. Deval Patrick's watch - nearly twice the rate of enrollment - as those earning six-figure salaries has also soared, a Herald analysis shows. It all comes as critics say the graduation rates remain woefully low in a system Patrick has sought to reform.

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  20. full commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Recorder

    ... The "low-demand analysis" by Synapse Energy Economics was commissioned by the outgoing administration of Gov. Deval Patrick after pipeline opponents in June questioned New-England-wide data backing the need for additional gas pipelines. ...

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