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12/30/2021 Charlie Baker, teachers, medical experts on collision course over coronavirus Boston Herald State education officials, medical experts, politicians and teachers‚Ao unions could be on a collision course next year over whether to continue in-person learning at coronavirus-plagued Massachusetts schools.School systems all over the state are sweating bullets hoping to avoid a major COVID-19 outbreak that could send kids back to remote learning ‚Ai an option that Gov. Charlie Baker vows will not happen.The Baker administration on ...
12/27/2021 National Guard deploys to help Massachusetts hospitals ... fanning out across the state Monday to provide much needed help to dozens of understaffed hospitals facing a surge of COVID-19 patients.An initial deployment of up to 300 Guard members are scheduled to ... based UMass Memorial Health, system spokesperson Debora Spano said.Gov. Charlie Baker announced last week that up to 500 Guard members would be deployed for up to 90 days to provide nonclinical support at 55 ...
12/21/2021 ‚ÄòThe Commonwealth can and must do more‚Äô: Pressley urges Baker to take stronger measures to combat Omicron wave - The Boston Globe Boston Globe A day after Boston mandated proof of vaccination for city workers and those gathering in certain public establishments, Representative Ayanna Pressley pushed Governor Charlie Baker to take stronger precautions as well and issue a statewide mask mandate, as a wave of COVID-19 infections spreads across Massachusetts.In a letter to Baker on Tuesday, Pressley urged the state to take ‚Auimmediate action to mitigate the ongoing spread of the coronavirus ...
12/15/2021 Healey appeals dismissal of charges against former Holyoke Soldiers‚Äô Home leaders ... grand jury indictments against two former heads of the Holyoke Soldiers‚Ao Home, where at least 76 veterans died of COVID-19.‚AuThe tragic loss of life at the Holyoke Soldiers‚Ao Home broke the ... was appointed superintendent of the Soldiers‚Ao Home by Gov. Charlie Baker. The tragic outbreak would ultimately spur three separate independent investigations including one by Healey‚Aos office that ended in the dismissed indictments.Walsh ...
12/1/2021 Massachusetts deploying COVID-19 antibody treatment units BOSTON (AP) ‚Ai Massachusetts is deploying three mobile units to administer monoclonal antibody treatment to high-risk individuals who have been exposed to or have COVID-19, Gov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday.The clinics have the capacity to treat up to 500 patients per week with therapies that have can help reduce the severity of the disease and keep COVID-19-positive individuals from being hospitalized.Two of the new ...
11/30/2021 Why isn't Massachusetts offering residents free rapid COVID-19 tests? New Hampshire began offering to send free, rapid COVID-19 tests to the homes of its residents on Monday. Countries like the United Kingdom have been doing it for months. So why isn‚Aot Massachusetts? Gov. Charlie Baker says there simply aren‚Aot enough testing kits ‚Ai an issue he blames on the federal government‚Aos approach to the easy-to-use, self tests. Others say the reason is a ...
10/7/2021 Howie Carr: No jab, no job edict infuriates some Massachusetts State Police Boston Herald When it comes to COVID-19, it wouldn‚Aot appear that the Massachusetts State Police are asking for too much.They just want to be treated like illegal aliens ‚Ai you know, to have the right to refuse the vaccine, and then be allowed to go on their way, no questions asked.But no, Gov. Charlie Baker is insisting that every trooper must be vaccinated by Oct. 17, or they ...
10/7/2021 Unlock Them Up! ... ordinary picnic in a park. Instead, Borden and nearly forty other advocates were on the front lawn of Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker‚Aos house demanding that he grant clemency, or shorten the prison sentences, for ... there was no space to social distance during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. They brought a bullhorn and, in between bites, attendees addressed the crowd and, they hoped, the governor and his staff inside of ...
10/7/2021 SCOTUS Wrongly Affirms Governor Baker's COVID Authority [OPINION] SCOTUS Wrongly Affirms Governor Baker‚Aos COVID Authority [OPINION] The United States Supreme Court has decided not to get involved in a challenge to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker's executive orders issued during the COVID-19 panic. In refusing to hear an appeal, the justices have in effect affirmed Baker's authority to invoke the state's Civil Defense Act last year, which led to a host of executive orders restricting the rights ...
10/5/2021 Vaccine Mandates From Private Employers Are Destroying American Livelihoods ... mass layoffs prompted by economic recession or the collapse of their industries, but simply because they refuse to get a COVID-19 shot. These workers occupy every corner of the American economy, from health care ... state troopers have reportedly submitted their resignations ahead of Gov. Charlie Baker‚Aos vaccine mandate, which goes into effect on October 17. An attorney with the state police union told CBS News that about 20 ...
10/2/2021 Google Alert - testing testing As-it-happens update ‚aO October 2, 2021 NEWS Domb urges gov. to activate National Guard for pool testing - Daily Hampshire Gazette GazetteNET Charlie Baker to activate the Massachusetts National Guard, and possibly members of the Medical Reserve Corps, so that COVID-19 pooled testing can begin ... Flag as irrelevant Suburban schools do well on just-released standardized testing results Education tulsaworld.com Tulsa World The numbers are in, and ...
10/1/2021 YOUR LIFE OR YOUR JOB: Massachusetts state troopers are opting to resign rather than get COVID-19 vaccines Several state troopers in Massachusetts have opted to walk away from their jobs rather than get the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine. According to the State Police Association of Massachusetts (SPAM), dozens of troopers have submitted ... State Police union to put a hold on Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker‚Aos vaccine mandate for troopers. ‚AuThroughout COVID, we have been on the front lines protecting the citizens of Massachusetts and beyond. Simply put ...
9/28/2021 Dozens of state troopers in Massachusetts resign in face of COVID-19 mandate, union says Washington Examiner D ozens of Massachusetts state troopers resigned in protest of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, a state police union said on Monday.Michael Cherven, president of the State Police Association of Massachusetts, issued a statement in response to a judge's rejection of the group's lawsuit last week that attempted to delay the vaccine mandate issued by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker."Throughout COVID, we have been on the front lines protecting ...
9/28/2021 Union says dozens of Massachusetts state troopers are resigning over vaccine mandate The Week ... COVID-19 vaccine mandate. An attorney for the union, which represents 1,800 officers, said 20 percent of state police employees are unvaccinated. Union president Michael Cherven said in a statement that many of the departing troopers "plan to return to other departments offering reasonable alternatives such as mask wearing and regular testing." The Massachusetts State Police is "already critically short-staffed," he added, and it's "unfortunate" that Gov. Charlie Baker ...
9/27/2021 Massachusetts troopers to quit over vaccine mandate; New York contingency plan in place ahead of deadline: Live COVID-19 updates The State Police Association of Massachusetts said dozens of troopers are planning to leave their jobs after a judge on Thursday denied a request to delay Gov. Charlie Baker‚Aos state employee COVID-19 vaccine mandate. ‚AuWe are disappointed in the judge‚Aos ruling; however, we respect her decision. It is unfortunate that the Governor and his team have chosen to mandate one of the most stringent vaccine mandates in ...
9/27/2021 House agrees to vaccine mandate The House voted Thursday to require all members and staff to be fully vaccinated if they want to work out of the State House, agreeing to strict new COVID-19 health protocols that will put it mostly in line with the Senate and Gov. Charlie Baker‚Aos policies on employee vaccination. The measure is intended to be the first step toward reopening the State House to all legislators, staff and ...
9/26/2021 Massachusetts troopers to quit over vaccine mandate; New York contingency plan in place ahead of deadline: Live COVID-19 updates MSN ... Charlie Baker‚Aos state employee COVID-19 vaccine mandate. "We are disappointed in the judge‚Aos ruling; however, we respect her decision. It is unfortunate that the Governor and his team have chosen to mandate one of the most stringent vaccine mandates in the country with no reasonable alternatives," SPAM President Michael Cherven said in a statement. As a result of Judge Jackie Cowin's decision, "dozens of troopers have already ...
9/24/2021 Mass. House Agrees to Vaccine Mandate For Reps, Staff The House voted Thursday to require all members and staff to be fully vaccinated if they want to work out of the State House, agreeing to strict new COVID-19 health protocols that will put it mostly in line with the Senate and Gov. Charlie Baker's policies on employee vaccination. The measure is intended to be the first step toward reopening the State House to all legislators, staff and, eventually ...
9/23/2021 Baker-Polito Administration Announces $15M in Support for the Food Security Infrastructure Grant ... COVID-19 Command Center in response to increased demands for food assistance. ‚AuAddressing food security issues remains a high priority of our Administration to help ensure all residents have fresh, healthy produce readily available to them,‚Au said Governor Charlie Baker. ‚AuBy working with dedicated partners, we will continue to strengthen the food distribution supply chain and address more needs throughout the Commonwealth.‚Au ‚AuThis round of grants from the ...
9/23/2021 Baker-Polito Administration Announces $15M in Support for the Food Security Infrastructure Grant Program - Lynn Journal ... COVID-19 Command Center in response to increased demands for food assistance. ‚AuAddressing food security issues remains a high priority of our Administration to help ensure all residents have fresh, healthy produce readily available to them,‚Au said Governor Charlie Baker. ‚AuBy working with dedicated partners, we will continue to strengthen the food distribution supply chain and address more needs throughout the Commonwealth.‚Au ‚AuThis round of grants from the ...
9/22/2021 Massachusetts State Police Union fighting COVID-19 vaccine mandate Massachusetts State Police Union fighting COVID-19 vaccine mandate ordered by Gov. Charlie Baker The Massachusetts State Police Union is fighting the COVID-19 vaccine mandate that was ordered by Gov. Charlie Baker. The Baker administration is requiring state workers, including state troopers, to be vaccinated by Oct. 17 . The state police union is pushing for a delay. The union filed a lawsuit last week in Suffolk Superior Court, according ...
9/21/2021 State Police union sues over vaccination mandate - The Boston Globe Boston Globe The Massachusetts State Police union has filed a lawsuit to delay Governor Charlie Baker‚Aos COVID-19 vaccination mandate, considered one of the toughest in the nation, which requires state employees to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 17 or risk being fired.The 14-page lawsuit, filed Friday in Suffolk Superior Court, asks a judge to put the vaccination requirement on hold to give the troopers‚Ao union time to ...
9/20/2021 Sudders added as defendant in veterans‚Äô lawsuit against Holyoke Soldiers‚Äô Home officials - The Boston Globe Boston Globe Lawyers for veterans who died of COVID-19 at the Holyoke Soldiers‚Ao Home on Monday added Massachusetts‚Ao Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders as a defendant in their lawsuit against officials of ... AdvertisementThe naming of Sudders, a top aide to Governor Charlie Baker, as a defendant comes a few months after a Globe Spotlight report detailed how Sudders was aware that the Home‚Aos then-superintendent ...
9/19/2021 When Will COVID Booster Shots Be Available in Massachusetts? NBC Boston Gov. Charlie Baker hopes to get some guidance around COVID-19 booster shots during a call with federal officials Tuesday, he said during an address to the New England Council. Speaking to the business group via video call, the Massachusetts governor described the questions around booster shots as "a good example of an issue that's been all over the place in the media, through no fault of the media." "There's ...
9/17/2021 Baker-Polito Administration Announces $15 Million in Support for the Food Security Infrastructure Grant Program ... COVID-19 Command Center in response to increased demands for food assistance.‚AuAddressing food security issues remains a high priority of our Administration to help ensure all residents have fresh, healthy produce readily available to them,‚Au said Governor Charlie Baker. ‚AuBy working with dedicated partners, we will continue to strengthen the food distribution supply chain and address more needs throughout the Commonwealth.‚Au‚AuThis round of grants from the ...