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By adamg - 9/2/23 - 9:24 am

CommonWealth takes a look at Gov. Healey's announcement this week to tilt into offshore wind as a major new energy source for the state.

By adamg - 4/24/23 - 9:44 am
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Gov. Healey announced today she's appointed Patrick Lavin, who has 40 years of experience in subway-safety oversight everywhere from New York to Washington, DC, as MassDOT chief safety officer.
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By adamg - 4/10/23 - 5:16 pm

Gov. Healey announced today that that Massachusetts health-care providers have started stockpiling mifepristone in advance of potential judicial action to ban its sale, despite 20 years of use showing its safer than many other drugs, including Viagra, but nobody is talking about denying men a right to erections. Read more.

By adamg - 4/7/23 - 9:18 pm

As expected, a federal judge in Texas overturned FDA approval of mifepristone. Gov. Maura Healey said tonight it will remain available in Massachusetts: Read more.

By adamg - 3/15/23 - 9:27 am

Gov. Healey announced today that she'll be lifting the official Massachusetts Covid-19 public-health emergency on May 11. Read more.

By adamg - 2/27/23 - 9:51 am

Gov. Healey today proposed several credits and deductions , including a new $600 credit for dependents that include children under 13 and people with disabilities or over 65 - and an increase in the rental deduction, from the current maximum of $3,000 to $4,000. Read more.

By adamg - 2/2/23 - 9:22 pm

CommonWealth reports Gov. Healey said she would rather work with CRRC than fight it, but that something has to be done about the fact that the company's Springfield plant hasn't shipped a new Red or Orange Line car here in more than seven months.

By adamg - 12/23/22 - 10:26 am

Incoming Gov. Healey announced today she will appoint former BTD Commissioner Gina Fiandaca as secretary of transportation once she's in office. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/22 - 8:55 pm

Associated Press called the governor's race for Maura Healey at 8:02 p.m. She'll be our first openly queer governor and the first woman elected to the post. Read more.

By adamg - 10/13/22 - 9:28 am

WBUR reports on last night's debate between Maura Healey and Geoff Diehl.

By adamg - 9/6/22 - 10:38 pm

Maura Healey will take on Geoff Diehl, the 2020-skeptical favorite of the Short-Fingered Vulgarian of Mar-a-Lago, who defeated another Republican who was willing to allow that Biden actually won. Read more.

By adamg - 6/23/22 - 11:22 am

State Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz of Jamaica Plain today ended her campaign for governor, meaning Attorney General Maura Healey is basically now the Democratic candidate for governor in November (although technically there's still a primary), which means that, barring a meteor strike or coup or something, she will take office as governor in January.

By adamg - 5/20/22 - 1:54 pm

Boston can only enact limits on annual rent increases with the approval of the state legislature and the governor, and candidate Maura Healey said today that's not going to happen on her watch.

By adamg - 1/20/22 - 9:36 am

Together | Maura Healey for Governor

To the surprise of no one, Attorney General Maura Healey of Charlestown announced this morning that, yes, she's running for governor.

It's become a tradition in Massachusetts: Whoever becomes attorney general eventually runs for governor. But Healey will be trying to break another tradition: That an attorney general who runs for governor loses: Read more.

By adamg - 3/24/21 - 11:31 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that Facebook has to comply with requests from the Massachusetts Attorney General's office on specific applications and companies that may have sucked out more personal information from user than they should have - but also said a judge will have to review hundreds, if not thousands, of documents to make sure none of the information could reveal any of the discussions by Facebook employees and lawyers on how to collect the data. Read more.

By adamg - 2/23/21 - 9:30 pm

WGBH reports on the allegations against Tino Capobianco, which emerged after the state attorney general and the former congressman endorsed him last week in his bid for Bob DeLeo's seat. Capobianco says it's all lies.

By adamg - 12/10/20 - 10:37 pm

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is one of 23 attorneys general who filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court today explaining in dry legal language why the attorney general of Texas is just wrong about life in general and elections, the Constitution and coronavirus in particular. Read more.

By adamg - 11/24/20 - 3:58 pm

Attorney General Maura Healey today announced a lawsuit against Boston Sports Club after "repeated failures" to honor requests for membership cancellations and refunds in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more.

By adamg - 5/7/20 - 4:13 pm

A federal judge today issued a preliminary injunction that bars Gov. Baker from continuing to shut gun shops because, after all, come on, Charlie, Second Amendment. And that goes for you too, Maura. Read more.

By adamg - 5/7/20 - 1:43 pm

A federal judge yesterday issued a temporary restraining order that will block state regulations that prohibited debt collectors from calling people to pay up and from then suing them if they don't, at least until the case is argued in more detail. Read more.

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