Deval Patrick

Gov. Patrick Hints He Might Sign The ‘3 Strikes’ Bill

July 25, 2012, 3:21 PM

Gov. Deval Patrick suggested on Tuesday that he might be ready to sign so-called “three strikes” legislation — which would eliminate the possibility of parole for repeat violent offenders — but will seek commitments from legislative leaders to work on improving the bill next session.


Gov. Patrick, State House Clash Over EBT Card Legislation

July 12, 2012, 3:21 PM

The Mass. House voted 152-1 against the governor’s latest amendment, which would have eased restrictions on how food stamps could be used.


Tuition Fees Rise At UMass, Spark Debate Over Public Funding

June 20, 2012, 3:06 PM

Dr. Robert Caret, president of the University of Massachusetts, discusses the recent tuition hikes in the UMass system.


Gov. Patrick Inaugurated For Second Term

January 06, 2011, 3:15 PM
Gov. Deval Patrick, center, is administered the oath of office by Mass. Senate President Therese Murray, left, as his wife holds the Bible, Thursday. (AP)

The state watched pomp and ceremony on Beacon Hill, as Deval Patrick became the first African-American to be twice inaugurated as governor in U.S. history.


Gloomy Forecast for 2011 Legislative Session

January 03, 2011, 3:40 PM
Gov. Deval Patrick speaks to supporters while celebrating his victory on Election Day in November. (Dominick Reuter for WBUR)

Massachusetts residents woke up to the year 2011 to find a radiant, blue sky and unseasonably warm temperatures. But that’s not the mood on Beacon Hill, where the 2011 state legislative session gets under way this week. We get the grim forecast from Craig Sandler of the State House News Service.


Gov. Deval Patrick Takes Your Questions

May 11, 2010, 3:30 PM
Gov. Deval Patrick at the State House on May 3. (Steven Senne/AP)

As part of our series of interviews with gubernatorial candidates in the 2010 race, we speak with the incumbent. Gov. Deval Patrick takes your calls, comments and tweets, live in the studio.

Host Meghna Chakrabarti introduces us to newsmakers, big thinkers and artists and brings us stories of relevance to Bostonians here and around the region. Live every weekday at 3 p.m. and 10 p.m.

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