03-30-2006 Governor Mitt Romney took aim at gang violence and witness intimidation by signing into law a measure that gives prosecutors the tools they need to protect witnesses.
03-16-2006 Governor Mitt Romney announced that the state will invest $516.5 million in Commonwealth Capital funds to build housing near public transit, improve water quality and sewer service and upgrade transportation and environmental infrastructure to support smart growth across Massachusetts.
02-21-06 Governor Mitt Romney was joined by Mass. Secretary of Economic Development Ranch Kimball as he announced Massachusetts Business Connect, a new initiative to help companies build business relationships that will create new deals and jobs in the state.
01-25-06 With revenues rising and reserves at record levels, Governor Mitt Romney filed a Fiscal Year 2007 budget that proposes significant new spending in education, health care and local aid while also cutting taxes. For the fourth year in a row, the Governor's budget is balanced and maintains the Commonwealth's financial stability.
01-23-06 Governor Mitt Romney was joined by Health and Human Services Secretary Tim Murphy as he announced during a news conference at the State House that he will establish a panel to review the case history of Haleigh Poutre. "I believe that the people in DSS did what they believed was right. No human is omniscient. But I wonder whether any changes in protocol or procedure may reduce the likelihood of error in the future," Romney said.
01-18-06 Governor Mitt Romney in his annual State of the Commonwealth address this evening declared Massachusetts "resilient, robust, and strong." The Governor announced a $200 million reserve fund to pay for health care reform and proposed a new plan to lower the income tax rate to 5 percent over two years.
01-11-06 Calling education "an essential investment" in the state's future, Governor Mitt Romney appeared before the Legislature's Joint Committee on Education to outline his reform proposals to bolster Massachusetts schools and improve student performance across the board.
12-16-05 Governor Mitt Romney inspected the State Police trainees during the 78th Recruit Training Troop's graduation ceremony in Worcester.
12-08-05 Governor Mitt Romney signed legislation that prevents thousands of Massachusetts taxpayers from having to pay retroactive taxes on financial transactions that occurred more than three years ago. Under the new law, no additional taxes are due and affected taxpayers may disregard any retroactive bills they received.
11-23-05 Governor Mitt Romney served turkey at the Morgan Memorial Goodwill Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at Goodwill's Headquarters in Roxbury.
11-20-05 Governor Mitt Romney signed legislation to lower the property tax burden for Massachusetts senior citizens, which he said will help more seniors stay in their homes.
10-28-05 As Governor Mitt Romney signed into law the toughest drunk driving legislation in the Commonwealth's history, he was joined by legislators and the family of Melanie Powell, the 13-year-old girl for whom the legislation was named.
10-13-05 Sgt. Peter Damon and his wife Jenn gave Governor Romney a tour of the home that was specially built for their family by Homes for Our Troops.