Charlie Baker

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Charlie Baker told : “Thank you very much for your opinion,'” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “States are doing what they believe is the best thing they can and should do to keep their states safe. We have travel advisories. Other people have travel advisories. My one message would be people should do what they can to abide by those,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “These are an important part of how states manage travel into their states, and we do as well,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We also have rules for basically every employer that’s open, which we didn’t have, about how to operate safely, back in March,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We are playing a really different game at this point than we were playing then, and I think in many ways it’s important for us to continue to message, especially to young people, the importance of taking this seriously, wearing face coverings, and recognizing and understanding that’s not just about you might get it, it’s also about you might give it,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “likely coming from all the activity around hockey and some irresponsible behavior from parents and coaches,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Parents and coaches have an obligation to protect their kids and themselves and their teammates,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker told : “Her resume speaks for itself, but above all its her selflessness, character and integrity that stuck out to me since the first time I met her,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I have the utmost confidence that her unique perspective and understanding of the law will aid her as she transitions into the role of Chief and that under her leadership, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court will continue its tradition of excellence in promoting the rule of law and fostering public trust," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said ( about Kimberly Budd ) : “We’re also mindful that this occasion is bittersweet,” “He left big shoes to fill, but I can think of no one more qualified and better prepared to carry the court’s mission forward than Kim Budd” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “More than ever, we need her leadership and the unique lens with which she views experience and makes decisions,” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I support the application process. I don’t support ‘just send ballots to everybody everywhere.’ I have friends who get ballots from New Jersey who haven’t lived there in 10 years. I think that’s a really dumb way to do this,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "There's just no way around it: The holidays have to look and feel different this year if we're going to keep up the fight against COVID," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Our young people need to get serious about dealing with COVID," "We get the fact that for many young people they have mild symptoms or in some cases no symptoms at all, but their contact — indoors over an extended period of time — can create terrible circumstances for many of our most vulnerable" External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Every family in the commonwealth needs to think long and hard about the well-being of your loved ones before you make your plans," "If you have a loved one who is at high risk for COVID, it’s simply a bad idea to risk exposing them" External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The silent spread of COVID in some ways is some of the most dangerous aspects of this disease, which is why in May we were one of the first in the country to put an order in place to require people to wear a mask if they couldn’t socially distance,” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "It's a jump ball in my mind about whether having all those kids at home fraternizing with their friends, not wearing a mask, not socially distancing on the off-hours, is probably every bit as risky, maybe more so based on what's going on in the parochial schools, than those kids being at schools, wearing a mask and having the rhythm and the structure that comes with spending six or seven hours a day in a formal setting where everybody's got a face covering on," External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker says : “there’s just no way around it” External link

boston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker told : “Holidays have to look and feel different this year if we’re going to keep up the fight against COVID,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Gathering in groups indoors for an extended period of time with family and friends is likely the worst possible scenario for spreading the virus,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker added : “I do think these two big holidays are going to be really important,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Hosting parties and big gatherings is just not a good idea and won’t be a good idea until there is a treatment or a vaccine,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We think it’s very complicated and we’re about to have a very complicated election administratively just without it,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “It’s a jump ball in my mind about whether having all those kids at home fraternizing with their friends, not wearing a mask, not socially distancing on the off-hours, is probably every bit as risky, maybe more so based on what’s going on in the parochial schools, than those kids being at schools, wearing a mask and having the rhythm and the structure that comes with spending six or seven hours a day in a formal setting where everybody’s got a face covering on,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The science on this one’s pretty clear — gathering in groups indoors for an extended period of time with family and friends is likely the worst possible scenario for spreading the virus,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “If people let their guard down, and they don’t do their part, all that preparation and all that sacrifice that we’ve made to bring our numbers down won’t be sustained,” “We can all do our part to stop the spread. It’s the simple things that we have to repeat over and over that are the best weapon we have to slow the spread of COVID. Wherever you are, whoever you’re with, you should wear a face covering, social distance, practice good hygiene. Stay home if you’re sick. Get a test if you think you’ve been exposed, and don’t host or attend gatherings with people who aren’t part of your core network” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There is a little good news in there,” “It means that our most vulnerable residents have seen a significant decrease in their share of new cases, which has much to do with many of the measures that we put in place over the spring and summer” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I know the shutdown wasn’t welcome news,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The science on this one is pretty clear, gathering in groups indoors for an extended period of time with family and friends is likely the worst possible scenario for spreading the virus,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People need to keep their guard up in their personal lives as well. Hosting parties and big indoor gatherings is just not a good idea and won’t be a good idea until there’s a treatment or a vaccine,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker added : “I think it is a really effective way to do this and to get it done,” “The town clerks and the city clerks have proven they can do that and do it well” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've been clear for months now that unregulated social gatherings are largely prohibited because they are the perfect environment for COVID-19 to spread," External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The share of positive cases between the under 30 crowd and the over 60 crowd has basically flipped," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Our young people need to be serious about dealing with COVID," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “COVID is a very contagious virus, and it will rear its ugly head wherever it gets the chance,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 27, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People really need to stop hosting big parties,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 27, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There’s just no way around it,” “The holidays have to look and feel different this year if we’re going to keep up the fight against COVID” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 27, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Speaking of social gatherings, I thought I might spend a minute talking about Thanksgiving,” “I think we all know the last nine months have been tough on everybody. And the holidays are usually a time when we all get together to celebrate the spirit of the season” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There’s just no way around it,” “The holidays have to look and feel different this year if we’re going to keep up the fight against COVID. I know that’s hard to say, and in some respects it will be even harder to do. But the science on this one’s pretty clear: gathering in groups indoors for an extended period of time with family and friends is likely the worst possible scenario for spreading the virus” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Today the Department of Public Health has released tips on how families should think about and plan for a safe Thanksgiving,” “The lowest risk for spreading COVID-19 is to celebrate with only members of your household or to host a virtual gathering with other members of your family. They can’t be there. This is the best way to avoid bringing this terrible virus to your parents, your grandparents, or other loved ones” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "There's just no way around it. The holidays have to look and feel different this year if we're going to keep up the fight against COVID. I know that's hard to say and in some respects it will be even harder to do. But the science on this one is pretty clear," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "There's just no way around it. The holidays have to look and feel different this year if we're going to keep up the fight against COVID. I know that's hard to say and in some respects it will be even harder to do. But the science on this one is pretty clear," "Gathering indoors for an extended period of time with family and friends is likely the worst possible scenario for spreading the virus" External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've been clear for months now that unregulated social gatherings are largely prohibited because they are the perfect environment for COVID-19 to spread," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is that [celebrations] would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would be a heck of a lot worse for public safety than outdoor organized and supervised trick-or-treating,” “I think our view on this is there are some very simple things people can do to manage their kids and themselves with respect to Halloween outdoors that most people would agree is much safer” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "People need to understand that we're playing this game, and it's a real one, with the virus and the economy at the same time," External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I think part of the idea today was to just make clear to people that a lot has happened over the past seven months, eight months," "We are in a very different position with respect to our ability to test and trace and isolate quarantine, and we have far better data that we can make available to our communities and to our health care system than we could last spring, and that we've done a lot of work in particular, with the health care community and the long-term care community, to sort of make them far more robust with respect to their ability to deal with whatever might come. I think it's important to remember that we are not where we were in March" External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “This is going to be basically a way of life,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Obviously, there’s no tolerance for intolerance,” External link

boston Monday, October 26, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker wrote : “We look forward to completing the final budget for Fiscal Year 2021, and we hope that the revisions we filed with you last week help move that process forward,” “We know firsthand the challenges you face in assuring stability in government policies during this time of disruption, and we appreciate the cooperative spirit we continue to share as we work together to get a budget in place for the full fiscal year” External link

masslive Monday, October 26, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People need to understand that we’re playing this game, and it’s a real one, with the virus and the economy at the same time,” External link

wwlp Monday, October 26, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think part of the idea today was to just make clear to people that a lot has happened over the past seven months, eight months,” “We are in a very different position with respect to our ability to test and trace and isolate quarantine, and we have far better data that we can make available to our communities and to our health care system than we could last spring, and that we’ve done a lot of work in particular, with the health care community and the long-term care community, to sort of make them far more robust with respect to their ability to deal with whatever might come. I think it’s important to remember that we are not where we were in March” External link

wwlp Monday, October 26, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “These funds will be invested to get people back to work, to assist impacted small businesses, to revitalize main streets, foster innovation and to promote and provide neighborhood stability and housing,” External link

bostonherald Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The real-life experience and the research with respect to schools is overwhelming at this point that schools are not spreaders,” External link

eagletribune Friday, October 23, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “a Gillette Stadium’s worth of people will be in Salem’s downtown,” External link

sentinelsource Friday, October 23, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Our family has been over here a few times during September and October, during the day, on weekends and at night,” “But a typical Halloween weekend in Salem isn’t manageable with respect to the issues the mayor and her team are talking about today” External link

sentinelsource Friday, October 23, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Having been here, and having seen the size of the crowds, it would be really hard to deal with almost any issues associated with distance and close contact,” “I won’t be coming to Salem for the next two weeks. I’m going to take the mayor’s word for it and will behave appropriately” External link

sentinelsource Friday, October 23, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The real-life experience and the research with respect to schools is overwhelming at this point that schools are not spreaders,” External link

wwlp Friday, October 23, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The plan, we believe, can help stabilize in many parts of the commonwealth growth that's already started to take place and hopefully kick start it in other parts of the state as well," External link

telegram Friday, October 23, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Small businesses can apply now, that means now," External link

telegram Friday, October 23, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We look forward to seeing that one get done so that we can add it to the tools in the toolbox to continue to help people find their way back to productive employment or sustained employment they managed to put together, post spring," External link

telegram Friday, October 23, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People are doing the right things in their formal settings, they’re wearing masks when they go to see a downtown business, they’re wearing masks when they go to the supermarket, people they see when they’re out and about and the places where we all think of masks as being required people are doing it,” External link

wwlp Friday, October 23, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “These funds will be invested to get people back to work, to assist impacted small businesses, to revitalize main streets, to foster innovation and to promote and provide neighborhood stability and housing equity,” External link

wwlp Friday, October 23, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I’ve already made clear that I don’t plan to support the president,” “I didn’t vote for him four years ago; I see nothing to change my mind” External link

boston Friday, October 23, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “This plan represents a comprehensive strategy to get people back to work and to support the small businesses hit the hardest by the pandemic, putting the Commonwealth on a path to recovery,” “By leveraging existing tools and programs and implementing new ones this plan will allow us to make critical resources and assistance to those who need it most available now” External link

wwlp Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “This plan represents a comprehensive strategy to get people back to work and to support the small businesses hit the hardest by the pandemic, putting the Commonwealth on a path to recovery,” “By leveraging existing tools and programs and implementing new ones this plan will allow us to make critical resources and assistance to those who need it most available now” External link

wcvb Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “This plan represents a comprehensive strategy to get people back to work and to support the small businesses hit the hardest by the pandemic, putting the Commonwealth on a path to recovery,” “By leveraging existing tools and programs and implementing new ones this plan will allow us to make critical resources and assistance to those who need it most available now” External link

wcvb Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The one thing I would say is this might be a good year — this will be a very unpopular thing to say — this might be a good year not to travel,” “One of the things that creates spread is a whole bunch of people who are in one place where they may be safe and not affected by this traveling to another place and vice versa” External link

wwlp Thursday, October 22, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The one thing I would say is this might be a good year -- this will be a very unpopular thing to say -- this might be a good year not to travel," "One of the things that creates spread is a whole bunch of people who are in one place where they may be safe and not affected by this traveling to another place and vice versa" External link

wcvb Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The one thing I would say is this might be a good year -- this will be a very unpopular thing to say -- this might be a good year not to travel," "One of the things that creates spread is a whole bunch of people who are in one place where they may be safe and not affected by this traveling to another place and vice versa" External link

wcvb Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “It was written with a crayon, but it was quite clear,” External link

boston Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Ordinarily, there’s no better place to celebrate Halloween than Salem. These are not ordinary times,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Our family’s been over here a few times in September and October during the day, on the weekends, and at night, and it’s 90 percent-plus,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’re supporting a variety of communities,” “But we think about Salem, at least when it comes to Halloween, for different reasons as a high-risk community, and it has a lot more to do with crowds and foot traffic and close contacts, and a lot of out-of-towners who come to visit, than it has to do with the more traditional way we think about high-risk” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think the best thing you can do to make sure that people really limit their exposure to each other when they’re out is to tell everybody that they should give out one large candy bar, instead of those baskets of many small candy bars,” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is that [celebrations] would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would be a heck of a lot worse for public safety than outdoor organized and supervised trick or treating,” “I think our view on this is there are some very simple things people can do to manage their kids and themselves with respect to Halloween outdoors that most people would agree is much safer” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’re awarding nearly $105.7 million in direct subsidies and $52.8 million in tax credit allocations to advance their production and preservation of nearly 2,500 rental units, including more than 2,100 affordable units though,” “We’re publicly announcing these awards today developers were notified back June so that the construction process can continue to move forward the 30 projects receiving state and federal support are located in every region of the Commonwealth” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said ( about Chris Sununu ) : “Maybe I’ll reach out to my friend Chris Sununu who, when he’s not busy suing me, may be interested in having a conversation about some things that he could raise on our behalf with the vice president,” External link

wmur Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said ( about Chris Sununu ) : “Maybe I’ll reach out to my friend Chris Sununu who, when he’s not busy suing me, may be interested in having a conversation about some things that he could raise on our behalf with the vice president,” External link

wmur Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “has been approved by the federal government and is safe and effective,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Residents should not delay accessing care due to the pandemic," External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The plan also outlines our messaging efforts to make sure people know, once there is a vaccine available, that it has been approved by the federal government and is safe and effective,” “We’ll also make it a priority to reach out specifically to groups that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, including people and communities of color” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Those are the places and spaces where, if people are asymptomatic, they will give it to somebody else, and neither of them are wearing a mask, and they’re engaged in close contact over an extended period of time,” “That’s exactly what happens when people get together to have a house party or a backyard party or some other celebration — the kinds of stuff we used to do, once upon a time, as a matter of course almost every weekend” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Residents should not delay accessing care due to the pandemic,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said ( about Kevin O Connor ) : “Kevin is a business guy, a lawyer, someone who’s lived and raised a family his whole life here in Massachusetts, and he will bring that feet-on-the-ground, boots-on-the-ground perspective to the job of U.S. senator on Capitol Hill,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “And he stuck with it and stayed with it all the way and demonstrated how desperately he wants to be your representative, your senator in Washington,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "He will bring that feet on the ground, boots on the ground perspective to the job of U.S. Senator," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The plan also outlines our messaging efforts to make sure people know, once there is a vaccine available, that it has been approved by the federal government and is safe and effective," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Those are the places and spaces where, if people are asymptomatic, they will give it to somebody else, and neither of them are wearing a mask, and they're engaged in close contact over an extended period of time," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "As part of that mission we recently identified and located two young adult males who were separately planning rave-type gatherings. We made contact with both men and advised them that the events they were planning were in violation of the state COVID order and instructed them to cease and desist planning and advertising those events. In the process of doing that we determined that one of the young men was the subject of an outstanding criminal warrant unrelated to COVID restrictions." External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The plan also outlines our messaging efforts to make sure people know, once there is a vaccine available, that it has been approved by the federal government and is safe and effective," "We'll also make it a priority to reach out specifically to groups that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, including people and communities of color" External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Those are the places and spaces where, if people are asymptomatic, they will give it to somebody else, and neither of them are wearing a mask, and they're engaged in close contact over an extended period of time," "That's exactly what happens when people get together to have a house party or a backyard party or some other celebration -- the kinds of stuff we used to do, once upon a time, as a matter of course almost every weekend" External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “the power and the importance of having a community here in Massachusetts that is so dedicated to the STEM issues and has been for a really long time,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Those are the places and spaces where if people are asymptomatic they will give it to somebody else if neither of them are wearing a mask and they’re engaged in close contact over an extended period of time,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “You’re going to be stuck with me for at least the next two years anyway, flattered to be considered but I like the job I have,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "You can anticipate that sometime in the next couple of weeks we are going to try to update the way we collect and present a lot of this information, because when we originally started publishing the daily report on new tests, we didn't have a heck of a lot of people who'd been tested, and so, for all intents and purposes, every test was a new test and a first time test," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We need to do some work to update this stuff, put it together in a package that's clearly defined and represents what I would describe as the way you'd want to build a dashboard. Once you have 5 million tests and 2.5 million people tested, as opposed to where we were when we put that thing together, which was a few thousand tests and a few thousand positives, because I agree, at this point it's confusing to me," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "You can anticipate that sometime in the next couple of weeks we are going to try to update the way we collect and present a lot of this information, because when we originally started publishing the daily report on new tests, we didn't have a heck of a lot of people who'd been tested, and so, for all intents and purposes, every test was a new test and a first time test," "We now have a situation where there are a number of people who've been tested multiple times" External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I'm flattered to be considered, but I like the job I have," External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Some of that occupancy rate also reflects patients who are not yet confirmed to have COVID, but are waiting test results,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I'm flattered to be considered, but I like the job I have," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I'm flattered to be considered, but I like the job I have," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker told : “You’re going to be stuck with me for at least the next two years, anyway,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "While we continue to plan for distribution of a vaccine, we can't take our eyes off the measures that we've been talking about for the last several months to keep people safe," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker told : “It is appalling and outrageous that anyone would suggest for a minute that if they lose an election they’re not going to leave -- period,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The relationships that teachers like Ms. Hedrington build with their students and their students' families are important to children's growth and development and have been made more critical as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic," External link

patch Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The relationships that teachers like Ms. Hedrington build with their students and their students' families are important to children’s growth and development and have been made more critical as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic,” “I am pleased to see Ms. Hedrington recognized for her work, and I know that she represents many other dedicated educators across the Commonwealth” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “That's incredibly frightening to me because, you know, I'm not going to go outside,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “That's incredibly frightening to me because, you know, I'm not going to go outside,” “Are they trying to make me come outside and step on the needles and interact with the needles? I'm afraid of that and I'm afraid of a group led by someone really loud chanting my name on the bullhorn” External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “That's incredibly frightening to me because, you know, I'm not going to go outside,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “That's incredibly frightening to me because, you know, I'm not going to go outside,” “Are they trying to make me come outside and step on the needles and interact with the needles? I'm afraid of that and I'm afraid of a group led by someone really loud chanting my name on the bullhorn” External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Obviously, I'm afraid it's going to cause some sort of physical harm to me and my family," External link

patch Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said ( about Karyn Polito ) : “Our administration is committed to providing students in every corner of the Commonwealth with every tool, resource and opportunity necessary for them to excel in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields of studies and careers,” “I am proud to join Lt. Governor Polito and the STEM Advisory Council to kick off the third Massachusetts statewide STEM Week, and we are grateful to our partners in education and the workplace for their continued collaboration and support on behalf of our students” External link

wwlp Monday, October 19, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There’s a lot of different reasons at this point why somebody would have been tested more than once,” External link

masslive Monday, October 19, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The fastest growing people of newly positive cases in Massachusetts are people between the ages of 20 and 30,” External link

masslive Monday, October 19, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’re testing at 300% of the federal guidelines,” “We are testing aggressively because we want to identify cases, and once we identify those cases, connect them to contact tracing so that people will isolate and quarantine and do all the things they need to do to stop the spread within their own communities and their own households” External link

masslive Monday, October 19, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Over the past few weeks we started to see an increase in the number of COVID cases here and across the country and in many other countries," "For months, public health experts have forecasted this increase" External link

patch Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I don't consider where we are to be anywhere near [a second surge,]" External link

patch Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We do have resources that are available to help create stability for homeowners, for renters, and for landlords,” External link

boston Friday, October 16, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The biggest single issues that is driving case growth is familiar people being familiar with each other,” External link

masslive Friday, October 16, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There are certain routes (where) we’ve seen really significant ridership return on the bus system, and other routes where we basically don’t have much of anybody riding on it,” “One of the things the T’s talking about, which I think is reasonable, is whether they should move some of their assets from the places where no one’s riding it to some of the places where people are until such a point in time where more people do ride it. Those are perfectly appropriate conversations, given the current state of play, for them to have” External link

wwlp Friday, October 16, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I believe it is safe, and there are studies that have been done of multiple public transit systems in the U.S. and around the world that basically say riding the public transportation system is safe,” External link

wwlp Friday, October 16, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Honestly, I can’t think of a less risky activity,” “There’s not a lot of talking. There’s certainly not a lot of yelling. There’s very little engagement. Most people have their heads down buried in their phone or a book or a newspaper, and there’s plenty of distance. I would really like to see people give the public transportation system a try” External link

wwlp Friday, October 16, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’ve been working to get ahead of the obstacles that have been thrown in our way since last spring and we’ll continue to do going forward and as a result, we are better positioned to respond and protect Massachusetts,” External link

wwlp Friday, October 16, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “To meet to our Administration’s goal of net zero emissions in Massachusetts by 2050, the Commonwealth needs a regional electricity system that can support the delivery of clean, affordable, and reliable energy to residents and businesses,” “My administration looks forward to working with our partner states, ISO-New England and stakeholders to build a more transparent, modern and cost-effective power system that will allow New England states to meet our ambitious climate change and clean energy goals while creating a better future for our residents” External link

wwlp Friday, October 16, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I’m not going to speak to fiscal ’22 today,” “I mean, there’s a lot of work to be done associated with that one, and obviously we’ll probably be standing here and talking to you about that when we file our budget in January” External link

wwlp Friday, October 16, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said ( about Michael Fallon ) : “The MERT program continues to identify and support successful ‘Made in Massachusetts’ manufacturers like the Fallon Company and Shawmut Corporation, that will produce N95 masks and other PPE equipment locally, for Massachusetts front-line responders, business owners, and residents,” “We are pleased to welcome the expansion of this manufacturing facility in Massachusetts and appreciate the role these companies are playing in the Commonwealth’s fight against COVID-19” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Over the past few weeks, we've started to see an increase in the number of COVID cases here and across the country and in many other countries," External link

enterprisenews Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I think people feel positive about the way they are teed up and organized for early voting," External link

enterprisenews Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Everybody's safe. That's the only thing that really matters and that's all I'm gonna say about it," External link

wrcbtv Thursday, October 15, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “there’s no question that there will be more cases this fall” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “For months, public health experts have forecasted this increase,” External link

masslive Thursday, October 15, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We felt it was important to work with the courts, the housing community, with a lot of the folks in the legal service community and the mediation community to put together a program that could create some degree of stability,” External link

wwlp Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Which will support the increased caseloads due to COVID-19 as well as costs as well as costs associated without public health response,” External link

wwlp Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The rainy day fund is there to support services when it is raining and I think most people would agree it’s raining,” External link

boston Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I think people feel positive about the way they are teed up and organized for early voting," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I don't think it makes sense for us to change a program model for 351 cities and towns for one or two outliers,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Everybody is safe and that is the only thing that matters, and that’s all I’m going to say about it,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Our average turnout time for testing is less than two days, we have over 250 testing sites in the Commonwealth, and free stop the spread testing sites in 18 communities to continue to increase access to testing,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We also need your vigilance and your focus in smaller, less formal settings, especially as we move from our backyards to our living rooms and family rooms,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “If it turns out it’s more than we need, that’s great. If it turns out it’s less than we need, we’ll figure it out,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “there’s no question that there will be more cases this fall” External link

boston Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker added : “which is way, way, way less,” “I think it’s important to remember that we’re not where we were in March,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “there’s no question that there will be more cases this fall” External link

boston Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker added : “which is way, way, way less,” “I think it’s important to remember that we’re not where we were in March,” External link

boston Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We are going to be living with COVID until there is a vaccine or a treatment, but the commonwealth’s response to this pandemic has been transformational since last spring,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think part of the idea today was to just make clear to people that a lot’s happened over the last seven months, eight months. We are in a very different position with respect to our ability to test and trace and isolate and quarantine, and we have far better data that we can make available to our communities and to our health care system than we could last spring,” “It’s important to remember that we’re not where we were in March” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People get that they’re supposed to wear a mask when they go out, and by the way, that’s different than what it was in March and April,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “For months, public health experts have forecasted this increase,” “But the Commonwealth’s response to this pandemic has been transformational since last spring in nearly every aspect of our daily lives” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’re talking like kids who are out of college, who are spending a lot of time with each other, in close quarters, apartments, rooftops, places like that; they’re not social distancing and they’re passing the virus around,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “What we need from you is continued vigilance as we head into the ninth month of fighting this virus,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker warned : "Face coverings, distance, and hygiene are all part of the plan, and in formal work and public settings, you have been delivering every single day. We also need your vigilance and your focus in smaller, less formal settings, especially as we move from our backyards to our living rooms and family rooms." External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We all have a role to play here, and it does not end when we come home from work or the supermarket. If you have been out of state or around a bunch of people without masks or distancing, you need to socially distance or wear a mask around your family, and you should get tested,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “What we need from you is continued vigilance as we head into the ninth month of fighting this virus,” "Face coverings, distance, and hygiene are all part of the plan, and in formal work and public settings, you have been delivering every single day. We also need your vigilance and your focus in smaller, less formal settings, especially as we move from our backyards to our living rooms and family rooms" External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We all have a role to play here, and it does not end when we come home from work or the supermarket. If you have been out of state or around a bunch of people without masks or distancing, you need to socially distance or wear a mask around your family, and you should get tested,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is that [celebrations] would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would be a heck of a lot worse for public safety than outdoor organized and supervised trick-or-treating,” “I think our view on this is there are some very simple things people can do to manage their kids and themselves with respect to Halloween outdoors that most people would agree is much safer” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The pandemic has created financial challenges for many individuals and families who are struggling with rent payments, and today we are pleased to announce a $171 million initiative to promote household stability, and provide more support for tenants and small landlords,” “This strategy has been designed to be user friendly and easily accessible for tenants and landlords in need, and is comprised of new or expanded programs to help people stay in their homes. This would not be possible without the Legislature’s foresight in granting flexibility for the RAFT authorization. I am grateful to the Court System and all stakeholders for their partnership in this effort in keeping all families and households stable throughout this pandemic” External link

wwlp Monday, October 12, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We have been playing this hand around COVID the best we can with a really uneven, inconsistent response from the federal government, who has far more tools in their toolbox than any state’s ever going to have to manage their way through this,” “And they are now going to wrap themselves up in a conversation about the Supreme Court, which is important. But nobody looks good in respect to how they’ve chosen to position themselves over the course of the last four years on this issue” External link

masslive Monday, October 12, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think it’s incredibly irresponsible for the president or any other public official to ignore the advice of so many of the folks in the public health, epidemiological and infectious disease community who have made it absolutely clear to us all, time and time again, that this is a contagion — it is massively contagious — and it will wreak havoc on many people if they become infected,” External link

wwlp Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:01:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “But we’ve continued to buy PPE. And by the way, we now have a bunch of companies in Massachusetts that manufacture it as well, which is great. And I think I feel pretty good about where we’re going to be this fall, but we we definitely need to have a presser on this,” External link

wwlp Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:01:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “They have triage project that they use to separate out what they consider to be legitimate issues from issues that really would not be part of what we consider to be their mission or their statutory responsibility,” External link

bostonherald Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is because that would turn into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would be a heck of a lot worse for public safety and for the spread of the virus than outdoor organized and supervised trick or treating,” External link

bostonherald Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “And not just a mask of Superman or Wonder Woman — like, a real mask,” External link

bostonherald Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker announced : “will be updated on a regular basis going forward,” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is because that would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would have been a heck of a lot worse for public safety and the spread of the virus than outdoor, organized and supervised trick-or-treating,” External link

masslive Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “as good an example as any,” External link

boston Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “It’s because of the testing that we’re doing in the colleges, and the tracing follow-up, that made it possible for people to figure that one out and contain it, and that’s exactly the sort of thing we’re going to continue to do as aggressively as we can going forward,” External link

boston Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is that [celebrations] would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would be a heck of a lot worse for public safety than outdoor organized and supervised trick or treating,” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We will be putting out tips and advice with respect to Halloween. You won’t see us put out what I would refer to as rules or mandates,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “we’re still talking about pretty small numbers when it comes to hospitalized COVID patients, a couple of hundred, which as you know is down from almost 4,000 at the peak of this thing” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’ve certainly altered some of our messaging to try to get more attention applied to that community because, in some respects, they are at this point in time three-quarters of the new cases in the last 14 days,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Indoor Halloween parties are a really bad idea,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’ve been spending a lot of time with our colleagues in the court system and in the housing community, and our goal is to put together a program that makes sure we create what we would describe as stabilization for people,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I know I speak for many people when I say that I’m glad to see that the president and the first lady seem to be recovering from their episode with COVID. I think it’s fair to say that anybody who’s seen anyone or talked to anybody, or dealt with anybody or any family that’s dealt with COVID over the course of the past seven or eight months wouldn’t wish that on anybody,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think it’s incredibly irresponsible for the president or any other public official to ignore the advice of so many of the folks in the public health, epidemiological and infectious disease community who have made absolutely clear to us all time and time again that this is a contagion, it is massively contagious, and it will wreak havoc on many people if they become infected,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The one piece of fundamental advice we would recommend, is that indoor Halloween parties are a really bad idea,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People started talking in the spring about the fact that it was likely that we would see an increase in cases in the fall,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People started talking in the spring about the fact that it was likely that we would see an increase in cases in the fall,” “That’s why we built such a significant infrastructure around testing and tracing” External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker described : "had a 5% positive test rate in, like, forever," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Those people absolutely belong in the denominator," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We will be putting out tips and advice with respect to Halloween. You won't see us put out what I would refer to as rules or mandates," External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "we're still talking about pretty small numbers when it comes to hospitalized COVID patients, a couple of hundred, which as you know is down from almost 4,000 at the peak of this thing" External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've certainly altered some of our messaging to try to get more attention applied to that community because, in some respects, they are at this point in time three-quarters of the new cases in the last 14 days," External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The first thing I would say as someone who has been over in Salem on a number of occasions in the fall walking around with my family and the mayor has done a fantastic job with messaging and softly enforcing mandates," External link

patch Wednesday, October 7, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There’s no question there will be people in Salem in October,” “It’s like the swallows going home to Capistrano” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Many communities have demonstrated their creativity to create safe spaces for outdoor dining, safe connections to businesses and workplaces and expanded space for all transit options—from buses to bikes through the Shared Streets and Spaces grant program," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Many communities have demonstrated their creativity to create safe spaces for outdoor dining, safe connections to businesses and workplaces and expanded space for all transit options—from buses to bikes through the Shared Streets and Spaces grant program," "We are pleased that these grants can provide safe and responsible improvements while helping to stimulate our businesses and help people feel more comfortable moving about safely" External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is because that would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would have been a heck of a lot worse for public safety and the spread of the virus than outdoor, organized and supervised trick-or-treating,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think all of us in public life, and I would include the president in this category, need to carry the message that while this thing may not be bad for some, it can be deadly for others,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “He’s in his 50s, the most alive guy you would ever spend time with, and on some level it’s a miracle he’s still with us,” “There’s plenty of stories like that” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is that [celebrations] would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would be a heck of a lot worse for public safety than outdoor organized and supervised trick or treating,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I'm glad to see the president and the first lady seem to be recovering from their episode with COVID," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "It has been and will continue to be an enormous challenge for all of us, due to its contagious nature and the unpredictable way it affects people of all ages," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I think it's incredibly irresponsible for the president or any other public official to ignore the advice of so many of the folks in the public health, epidemiological and infectious disease community who have made it absolutely clear to us all, time and time again, that this is a contagion -- it is massively contagious -- and it will wreak havoc on many people if they become infected," "Again, I'm glad to see that they're back home at the White House and seem to be recovering, and I certainly hope the Federal Government of the United States of America is able to function throughout this difficult period" External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I'm glad to see the president and the first lady seem to be recovering from their episode with COVID," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "It has been and will continue to be an enormous challenge for all of us, due to its contagious nature and the unpredictable way it affects people of all ages," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I think it's incredibly irresponsible for the president or any other public official to ignore the advice of so many of the folks in the public health, epidemiological and infectious disease community who have made it absolutely clear to us all, time and time again, that this is a contagion -- it is massively contagious -- and it will wreak havoc on many people if they become infected," "Again, I'm glad to see that they're back home at the White House and seem to be recovering, and I certainly hope the Federal Government of the United States of America is able to function throughout this difficult period" External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've said many, many times based on the advice and the guidance of so many that outdoor is better than indoor. And indoor Halloween parties are simply the wrong way to safely celebrate this particular holiday," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Small groups, don't go out in big groups. If you can go out with just your kids, that would be best of all. Wear a mask, and not juts a mask of Superman or Wonder Woman -- a real mask," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Wear a mask, (have) very short engagement with the people who show up on your front porch, and (wear) gloves," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Moms and dads should take a very good look at everything that's inside the bag," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've said many, many times based on the advice and the guidance of so many that outdoor is better than indoor. And indoor Halloween parties are simply the wrong way to safely celebrate this particular holiday," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Small groups, don't go out in big groups. If you can go out with just your kids, that would be best of all. Wear a mask, and not juts a mask of Superman or Wonder Woman -- a real mask," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Wear a mask, (have) very short engagement with the people who show up on your front porch, and (wear) gloves," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Moms and dads should take a very good look at everything that's inside the bag," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “One of the most insidious elements of the virus is the pressure that it puts on not just people generally, but some of the rituals that are fundamental to the way we relate to each other as individuals and the way we relate to each other across generations,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “It’s going to be like this until we have treatments and vaccines,” External link

boston Monday, October 5, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've learned a lot from watching what's going on in other states, especially in the northeast region, and similar changes elsewhere have not led to significant (COVID-19) transmission there," External link

wcvb Monday, October 5, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've learned a lot from watching what's going on in other states, especially in the northeast region, and similar changes elsewhere have not led to significant transmission there," External link

patch Sunday, October 4, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker told : “I f folks on the ground in particular communities believe they should do more, go for it,” External link

boston Friday, October 2, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “That work translates to safer, more reliable service,” External link

masslive Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Time and time again, many of our clusters have been the result of informal gatherings with no distance, no masks, shared food. And attempts in many respects, I think, sometimes to go back to the good old days before we had COVID. The problem, of course, with that is that we have it and it will continue to be with us," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We rethink the decisions we made about reopening every time we look at data — and, by the way, every time we talk to our colleagues in other states, too," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "With respect to ventilators, I think we're in really good shape on that. I really would like to wait to next week when I can lay out all of this stuff, but we've continued to buy PPE — and, by the way, we now have a bunch of companies in Massachusetts that manufacture it as well, which is great. And I think I feel pretty good about where we're going to be this fall," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Before this project, 20% of the people of Somerville were within a quarter mile of a transportation stop. When this thing's finished, 80% of the people of Somerville will be within a quarter mile of a public transportation stop. Big improvement," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 1, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've learned a lot from watching what's going on in other states, especially in the northeast region, and similar changes elsewhere have not led to significant transmission there," External link

patch Thursday, October 1, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker wrote : “Outside of taxes, the budget picture was a complicated mix of puts and takes,” External link

wwlp Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “As families across the Commonwealth continue to adjust to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is essential that we support the Commonwealth’s food supply chain and increase access to fresh, local food,” External link

masslive Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think our view at this point in time is we’d really like to see if we can put a plan together to make sure we can do, with the courts, what needs to be done to ensure that people are protected with respect to their housing, but the longer this things goes on the deeper the hole gets, not just for tenants, but also for landlords, especially small landlords who are have in many cases already run out of rope,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, September 30, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “As families across the Commonwealth continue to adjust to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is essential that we support the Commonwealth’s food supply chain and increase access to fresh, local food,” “We are pleased to build on the success of this grant program, which is making critical investments that strengthen our local food system and ensuring its resilience to future challenges” External link

wwlp Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’ve learned a lot from watching what’s going on in other states, especially in the northeast region, and similar changes elsewhere have not led to significant transmission there,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “One nursing home outbreak, one football party, one thing, because you’re basically going from under four (cases per 100,000 residents) to over four, turns you from green to yellow,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “What has been particularly interesting about the summer is very, very few examples of significant spread have occurred in organized, structured, rule-based settings,” “Most of our new cases, most of our clusters, have involved unstructured, non-rule-based gatherings — celebrations, parties that have taken place between and among people where there aren’t any rules” External link

wwlp Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “If people are gonna go inside, which they probably will, I would much rather have them go inside in organized and supervised ways with rules, than in unorganized, unsupervised ways with no rules,” External link

boston Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The thing about communities that are persistently in the high- risk category, one of the things you can draw from that is that isn’t about the hospital,” External link

boston Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I think most states, and I would include Massachusetts in this category, are probably going to try to use these as they become available to support our K-12 schools," External link

wcvb Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I think most states, and I would include Massachusetts in this category, are probably going to try to use these as they become available to support our K-12 schools," "We think in many respects this could be a really terrific tool for school nurses and local boards of health and public health departments as they deal with the issues associated with hybrid learning and in-person learning" External link

wcvb Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've learned a lot from watching what's going on in other states, especially in the northeast region, and similar changes elsewhere have not led to significant (COVID-19) transmission there," External link

wcvb Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Communities identified as high-risk or red ... are not permitted to move forward in the reopening process until the data indicates it is safe to do so,” External link

masslive Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Long story short the FY20 budget is going to be fine, alright,” “Generally speaking, we think (fiscal 2021) we can work our way through. But (fiscal 2022) we believe it’s going to be important for the feds to support states and municipalities” External link

wwlp Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed. Nightclubs are closed. But the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

wcvb Tuesday, September 29, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed. Nightclubs are closed. But the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

wcvb Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "the evidence from other states with respect to this issue is clear" External link

enterprisenews Monday, September 28, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed. Nightclubs are closed. But the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

wcvb Monday, September 28, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Getting kids back to the classroom, obviously, is something that we believe is critically important to our success and to our kids' success going forward,” External link

masslive Monday, September 28, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Secretary Turco has dedicated thirty years of service to our Commonwealth and has worked tirelessly to improve public safety and security for all residents. Since joining our administration, he has served as a critical partner in driving criminal justice reform and advocacy, has guided essential efforts to support survivors and has led on initiatives to offer more protections for individuals and families,” External link

wwlp Monday, September 28, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We want to help restaurants use their space more effectively,” “The evidence from other states with respect to this issue is clear, restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place” External link

masslive Monday, September 28, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed. Nightclubs are closed. But the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

wcvb Monday, September 28, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed. Nightclubs are closed. But the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

wcvb Monday, September 28, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I really hope that at some point this fall, we have a chance to appropriately celebrate the signing of legislation that will, hopefully, deal with and solve some of these very important and significant public safety issues going forward,” External link

wwlp Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “What happened to Breonna Taylor was a horrible, terrible tragedy, and unfortunately in our country, too many tragedies like this befall people of color and far too often,” “I think everybody appreciates the pain and the loss being felt and suffered by her family and her loved ones during this incredibly unimaginable time” External link

wwlp Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I really hope that at some point this fall, we have a chance to appropriately celebrate the signing of legislation that will, hopefully, deal with and solve some of these very important and significant public safety issues going forward,” External link

washtimes Sunday, September 27, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “What happened to Breonna Taylor was a horrible, terrible tragedy, and unfortunately in our country, too many tragedies like this befall people of color and far too often,” “I think everybody appreciates the pain and the loss being felt and suffered by her family and her loved ones during this incredibly unimaginable time” External link

washtimes Sunday, September 27, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "By setting stringent standards for PFAS in drinking water, we can ensure that all public water systems across the commonwealth are testing for these emerging contaminants, while providing them the tools and resources they need to address any contamination," External link

enterprisenews Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker wrote : “I am confident that this action, coupled with federal assistance, helped to slow the spread of COVID-19 while minimizing the impact to date on vulnerable families and on our housing market,” External link

masslive Friday, September 25, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “It doesn’t make any sense and I don’t think it makes us any safer,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, September 25, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Veterans who deserve the best from state government got exactly the opposite,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, September 25, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker announced : “Our No. 1 priority has always been on public health and that is what is at the heart of my decision today.” External link

wcvb Friday, September 25, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "By setting stringent standards for PFAS in drinking water, we can ensure that all public water systems across the commonwealth are testing for these emerging contaminants, while providing them the tools and resources they need to address any contamination," External link

enterprisenews Friday, September 25, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “No standing around the bar, OK?” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 25, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “is off to a fine start,” External link

wwlp Friday, September 25, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “They’re an excellent model of how to safely and responsibly get back to school using DESE’s guidance,” External link

wwlp Friday, September 25, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “some of the most potent and powerful and poignant mail” External link

wwlp Friday, September 25, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think the question the commissioner is asking here — which is if you are a low-risk district and you’ve been a low-risk district now for eight weeks, and you have no plans to return to in-person learning, when most people in the education and the public health and the pediatric community all believe that in person learning, especially for young kids is a critical part of their educational and social development, we want to know what your plan is to get back — I don’t think that’s bullying,” “I think it’s a perfectly appropriate question to ask on behalf of the people of those communities and especially the kids” External link

wwlp Friday, September 25, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Students should be in the classroom if the public health data supports that," External link

wcvb Friday, September 25, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Students should be in the classroom if the public health data supports that," External link

wcvb Friday, September 25, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Students should be in the classroom if the public health data supports that," External link

wcvb Friday, September 25, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Students should be in the classroom if the public health data supports that," External link

wcvb Friday, September 25, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “A huge part of this nation’s glory, to the extent it exists as a beacon to others, is the peaceful transfer of power based on the vote of the people of this country,” “Mail-in balloting has been with us forever, and that peaceful transfer of power is what the people of this country rely on when they go to vote. It is appalling and outrageous that anyone would suggest, even for a minute, that if they lose an election, they’re not going to leave. Period” External link

wwlp Friday, September 25, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "It is appalling and outrageous that anyone suggest for a minute, that if they lose an election they're not going to leave," "That peaceful transfer of power is what the people in this country rely on when they go to vote" External link

patch Friday, September 25, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’re glad to see that most of these districts are following the science and are implementing either an in-person or hybrid model,” External link

masslive Friday, September 25, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "A huge part of this nation's glory, to the extent it exists as a beacon to others, is the peaceful transfer of power based on the vote of the people of this country," External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We want to have -- get rid of the ballots and you'll have a very trans- -- we'll have a very peaceful -- there won't be a transfer, frankly; there'll be a continuation." External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "A huge part of this nation's glory, to the extent it exists as a beacon to others, is the peaceful transfer of power based on the vote of the people of this country," External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “This year made it abundantly clear how important STEM professions are to all our lives, and we hope that more young people will explore the opportunities that exist in STEM fields and pursue those careers that benefit us all,” External link

masslive Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Part of the reason we put that program in place was because we weren’t really sure where COVID was going to be for the primary or the general election, and we wanted to make sure people who were concerned about going to polling places would have an option,” “And it worked just fine — the same way it worked just fine across the rest of the country” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said ( about Electoral College ) : “There was tremendous concern — because of the fact that our country at that point in time was basically unraveling — that the Electoral College wouldn’t stand up and do what they were supposed to do and vote on behalf of the people who had actually won the presidential election in their state,” “And they did — immediately on the day that they were asked to do it” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “people think there’s a lot at stake in this election” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “It is appalling and outrageous that anyone would suggest for a minute that if they lose an election they’re not going to leave. Period,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Local officials run their local schools,” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Local officials run their local schools. We understand that,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Getting kids back to the classroom, obviously, is something that we believe is critically important to our success and to our kids’ success going forward, and it’s very important for people in communities to look at three weeks worth of data, which is four weeks worth of information, before they make decisions about changing their plans with respect to schools,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “In many cases, it’s because of a single event or a single institution that creates that, and that’s why we think it’s important for people to look for trends, and trends don’t happen in seven days,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Remote-only models should only be used for communities with three consistent weeks of red designations, unless there are extenuating circumstances,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “What happened to Breonna Taylor was a horrible, terrible tragedy,” External link

masslive Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker added : “I really hope that at some point this fall, we get a chance to appropriately celebrate the signing of legislation that will hopefully deal with and solve some of these very important and significant public policy and public safety issues going forward,” External link

masslive Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We think it’s really important for kids to go back to school,” “It’s why we developed the guidance that was town-by-town so that districts would be able to look at their own data week-over-week and then make decisions based on that guidance, which we developed in conjunction with our colleagues from the Department of Public Health and some of the folks in the medical community here” External link

masslive Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “This year made it abundantly clear how important STEM professions are to all our lives, and we hope that more young people will explore the opportunities that exist in STEM fields and pursue those careers that benefit us all,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We think kids should be in school and think communities should be following the rules and guidance that was developed by the department and using the district-by-district data that has now been available to people since the beginning of August,” External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We think kids should be in school and think communities should be following the rules and guidance that was developed by the department and using the district-by-district data that has now been available to people since the beginning of August,” External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “And unfortunately in our country, too many tragedies like this befall people of color, and far too often,” “I think everybody appreciates the pain and the loss being felt and suffered by her family and loved ones” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker announced : “will be updated on a regular basis going forward,” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Local officials run their local schools, we understand that, but the state has an obligation to ensure that local officials are providing the best possible education in these difficult circumstances," External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Local officials run their local schools, we understand that, but the state has an obligation to ensure that local officials are providing the best possible education in these difficult circumstances," External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed. Nightclubs are closed. But the evidence from other states with respect to this issue is clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

telegram Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker warned : "No standing around the bar, OK?" External link

telegram Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "COVID is still with us and until there is a medical breakthrough like a vaccine we have to do all we can working with our colleagues in the food service business to keep our restaurants and our other businesses safe," External link

telegram Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed, nightclubs are closed but the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed, nightclubs are closed but the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There are communities that bounce up and bounce down and in many cases, it’s because of a single event or a single institution that creates that and that’s why we think it’s really important for people to look for trends,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Sometimes communities bump up for one very particular reason,” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People shouldn’t be making decisions on this stuff based on one week,” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “little or no transmission of COVID-19 in those communities,” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Local officials run their local schools,” “We understand that. But the state has an obligation to ensure that local officials are providing the best possible education in these difficult circumstances” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Getting kids back to the classroom, obviously, is something that we believe is critically important to our success and to our kids' success going forward,” External link

masslive Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The state has an obligation to ensure that local officials are providing the best possible education in these difficult circumstances,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Classic Washington behavior, and it’s a big part of why most people in the country think Washington is a problem, period,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There were serious mistakes made over the course of the months of March and April there or excuse me, February and March that they would act to remove Bennett Walsh permanently,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “While bars remain closed in Massachusetts, restaurants with bar seating may now be able to use those spaces for food service with the right distance measures in place,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “She pretty much did that one all by herself,” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Local officials run their local schools,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Depending on the response provided by the district,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “In many cases, it’s because of a single event or a single institution that creates that and that’s why we think it’s really important for people to look for trends, and trends don’t happen in seven days,” “Trends happen over the course of three weeks worth of reporting which represents four weeks worth of data” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed, nightclubs are closed, but the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I sit here as the governor of the commonwealth of Mass., where we have basically been playing this hand around COVID as best we can, with a really uneven, inconsistent response from the federal government, who has far more tools in their toolbox than any state’s ever going to have to manage their way through this,” External link

boston Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker wrote : “The Supreme Court is too important to rush and must be removed from partisan political infighting,” External link

boston Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “One hundred percent, ends-justify-the-means, classic Washington behavior,” “And it’s a big part of why most people in this country think Washington is a problem, period” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker added ( about President Trump ) : “I urge President Trump and the U.S. Senate to allow the American people to cast their ballots for president before a new justice is nominated or confirmed,” External link

thehill Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “As I sit here as the governor of Massachusetts, where we have basically been playing this hand around COVID as best we can with a really uneven, inconsistent response from the federal government, who has far more tools in their toolbox than any state is ever going to have to manage their way through this, and they are going to wrap themselves up in a conversation about the Supreme Court,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I’d like to see them focus on the pandemic,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “As I sit here as the governor of Massachusetts, where we have basically been playing this hand around COVID as best we can with a really uneven, inconsistent response from the federal government, who has far more tools in their toolbox than any state is ever going to have to manage their way through this, and they are going to wrap themselves up in a conversation about the Supreme Court,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I’d like to see them focus on the pandemic,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Local officials run their local schools,” “We understand that, but the state has an obligation to ensure that local officials are providing the best possible education in these difficult circumstances to kids and their communities” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Depending on the response provided by the district,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “In many cases, it’s because of a single event or a single institution that creates that and that’s why we think it’s really important for people to look for trends, and trends don’t happen in seven days,” “Trends happen over the course of three weeks worth of reporting which represents four weeks worth of data” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed, nightclubs are closed but the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Local officials run their local schools, we understand that, but the state has an obligation to ensure that local officials are providing the best possible education in these difficult circumstances," External link

wcvb Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Local officials run their local schools, we understand that, but the state has an obligation to ensure that local officials are providing the best possible education in these difficult circumstances," External link

wcvb Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “That’s a really bright light that just went out. And we here in Massachusetts are so much better for his presence and his work. But boy is he going to be missed,” External link

bostonherald Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Lidia Maldonado has a strong background in risk and needs assessment, as well as interagency partnership,” “Her deep well of procedural knowledge and experience in criminal justice, social services and community involvement make her well-qualified to serve as a member of the Sex Offender Registry Board” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker announced : “will be updated on a regular basis going forward,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker wrote : "The Supreme Court is too important to rush and must be removed from partisan political infighting," External link

wbur Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The urgency of our response must match the urgency of the problem,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Tackling transportation emissions will be crucial to mitigating the health impacts of climate change,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “From a care delivery point of view, from a capacity point of view, having the flu and COVID-19 surge in the Commonwealth at exactly the same time would be an incredibly difficult situation,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, September 22, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “These grants can help businesses invest in items to help create more space and follow safety guidance during this pandemic,” External link

enterprisenews Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The Supreme Court is too important to rush and must be removed from partisan political infighting," External link

palmbeachpost Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker disse : "O propósito desta (declaração de) emergência em saúde pública é suspender temporariamente todas as vendas para que possamos trabalhar com nossos especialistas médicos para identificar o que está adoecendo as pessoas e como controlar melhor estes produtos para proteger a saúde da nossa população" External link

uol Wednesday, September 25, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker explicó ( about David Ortiz ) : “Los logros y hazañas dentro y fuera del campo de béisbol de Ortiz lo han convertido en una leyenda viviente, y sus sentidas contribuciones a las comunidades aquí y en su natal República Dominicana han hecho de él un icono” External link

diariolibre-en Saturday, October 1, 2016 12:43:00 AM EAT



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Gus Bickford said ( about Charlie Baker ) : “I’m proud of the considerable gains the Party has made over the last few years, which include flipping three historically Republican seats in the state legislature in recent special elections. We are continuing to build our grassroots army to win back the Governor’s office in 2022, and regularly remind the public of the failures of Charlie Baker and his administration,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Trump wrote ( about Charlie Baker ) : "RINO Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts is unsuccessfully trying to defend Mail In Ballots, when there is fraud being found all over the place. Just look at some of the recent races, or the Trump Ballots in Pennsylvania that were thrown into the garbage. Wrong Charlie!" External link

CBSnews Friday, October 16, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Lady said ( about Charlie Baker ) : “Governor Baker, we know you are under pressure from some business interests, but we also know you can do better. We are asking you to show leadership that looks ahead, and protects public health, with comprehensive policy,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Donald Trump said ( about Charlie Baker ) : "RINO Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts is unsuccessfully trying to defend Mail In Ballots...Wrong Charlie!" External link

wcvb Friday, September 25, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Donald Trump said ( about Charlie Baker ) : "RINO Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts is unsuccessfully trying to defend Mail In Ballots...Wrong Charlie!" External link

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Charlie Baker told : “Thank you very much for your opinion,'” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “States are doing what they believe is the best thing they can and should do to keep their states safe. We have travel advisories. Other people have travel advisories. My one message would be people should do what they can to abide by those,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “These are an important part of how states manage travel into their states, and we do as well,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We also have rules for basically every employer that’s open, which we didn’t have, about how to operate safely, back in March,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We are playing a really different game at this point than we were playing then, and I think in many ways it’s important for us to continue to message, especially to young people, the importance of taking this seriously, wearing face coverings, and recognizing and understanding that’s not just about you might get it, it’s also about you might give it,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “likely coming from all the activity around hockey and some irresponsible behavior from parents and coaches,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Parents and coaches have an obligation to protect their kids and themselves and their teammates,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker told : “Her resume speaks for itself, but above all its her selflessness, character and integrity that stuck out to me since the first time I met her,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I have the utmost confidence that her unique perspective and understanding of the law will aid her as she transitions into the role of Chief and that under her leadership, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court will continue its tradition of excellence in promoting the rule of law and fostering public trust," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said ( about Kimberly Budd ) : “We’re also mindful that this occasion is bittersweet,” “He left big shoes to fill, but I can think of no one more qualified and better prepared to carry the court’s mission forward than Kim Budd” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “More than ever, we need her leadership and the unique lens with which she views experience and makes decisions,” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I support the application process. I don’t support ‘just send ballots to everybody everywhere.’ I have friends who get ballots from New Jersey who haven’t lived there in 10 years. I think that’s a really dumb way to do this,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "There's just no way around it: The holidays have to look and feel different this year if we're going to keep up the fight against COVID," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Our young people need to get serious about dealing with COVID," "We get the fact that for many young people they have mild symptoms or in some cases no symptoms at all, but their contact — indoors over an extended period of time — can create terrible circumstances for many of our most vulnerable" External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Every family in the commonwealth needs to think long and hard about the well-being of your loved ones before you make your plans," "If you have a loved one who is at high risk for COVID, it’s simply a bad idea to risk exposing them" External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The silent spread of COVID in some ways is some of the most dangerous aspects of this disease, which is why in May we were one of the first in the country to put an order in place to require people to wear a mask if they couldn’t socially distance,” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "It's a jump ball in my mind about whether having all those kids at home fraternizing with their friends, not wearing a mask, not socially distancing on the off-hours, is probably every bit as risky, maybe more so based on what's going on in the parochial schools, than those kids being at schools, wearing a mask and having the rhythm and the structure that comes with spending six or seven hours a day in a formal setting where everybody's got a face covering on," External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker says : “there’s just no way around it” External link

boston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker told : “Holidays have to look and feel different this year if we’re going to keep up the fight against COVID,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Gathering in groups indoors for an extended period of time with family and friends is likely the worst possible scenario for spreading the virus,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker added : “I do think these two big holidays are going to be really important,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Hosting parties and big gatherings is just not a good idea and won’t be a good idea until there is a treatment or a vaccine,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We think it’s very complicated and we’re about to have a very complicated election administratively just without it,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “It’s a jump ball in my mind about whether having all those kids at home fraternizing with their friends, not wearing a mask, not socially distancing on the off-hours, is probably every bit as risky, maybe more so based on what’s going on in the parochial schools, than those kids being at schools, wearing a mask and having the rhythm and the structure that comes with spending six or seven hours a day in a formal setting where everybody’s got a face covering on,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The science on this one’s pretty clear — gathering in groups indoors for an extended period of time with family and friends is likely the worst possible scenario for spreading the virus,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “If people let their guard down, and they don’t do their part, all that preparation and all that sacrifice that we’ve made to bring our numbers down won’t be sustained,” “We can all do our part to stop the spread. It’s the simple things that we have to repeat over and over that are the best weapon we have to slow the spread of COVID. Wherever you are, whoever you’re with, you should wear a face covering, social distance, practice good hygiene. Stay home if you’re sick. Get a test if you think you’ve been exposed, and don’t host or attend gatherings with people who aren’t part of your core network” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There is a little good news in there,” “It means that our most vulnerable residents have seen a significant decrease in their share of new cases, which has much to do with many of the measures that we put in place over the spring and summer” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I know the shutdown wasn’t welcome news,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The science on this one is pretty clear, gathering in groups indoors for an extended period of time with family and friends is likely the worst possible scenario for spreading the virus,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People need to keep their guard up in their personal lives as well. Hosting parties and big indoor gatherings is just not a good idea and won’t be a good idea until there’s a treatment or a vaccine,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker added : “I think it is a really effective way to do this and to get it done,” “The town clerks and the city clerks have proven they can do that and do it well” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've been clear for months now that unregulated social gatherings are largely prohibited because they are the perfect environment for COVID-19 to spread," External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The share of positive cases between the under 30 crowd and the over 60 crowd has basically flipped," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Our young people need to be serious about dealing with COVID," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “COVID is a very contagious virus, and it will rear its ugly head wherever it gets the chance,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 27, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People really need to stop hosting big parties,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 27, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There’s just no way around it,” “The holidays have to look and feel different this year if we’re going to keep up the fight against COVID” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 27, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Speaking of social gatherings, I thought I might spend a minute talking about Thanksgiving,” “I think we all know the last nine months have been tough on everybody. And the holidays are usually a time when we all get together to celebrate the spirit of the season” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There’s just no way around it,” “The holidays have to look and feel different this year if we’re going to keep up the fight against COVID. I know that’s hard to say, and in some respects it will be even harder to do. But the science on this one’s pretty clear: gathering in groups indoors for an extended period of time with family and friends is likely the worst possible scenario for spreading the virus” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Today the Department of Public Health has released tips on how families should think about and plan for a safe Thanksgiving,” “The lowest risk for spreading COVID-19 is to celebrate with only members of your household or to host a virtual gathering with other members of your family. They can’t be there. This is the best way to avoid bringing this terrible virus to your parents, your grandparents, or other loved ones” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "There's just no way around it. The holidays have to look and feel different this year if we're going to keep up the fight against COVID. I know that's hard to say and in some respects it will be even harder to do. But the science on this one is pretty clear," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "There's just no way around it. The holidays have to look and feel different this year if we're going to keep up the fight against COVID. I know that's hard to say and in some respects it will be even harder to do. But the science on this one is pretty clear," "Gathering indoors for an extended period of time with family and friends is likely the worst possible scenario for spreading the virus" External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've been clear for months now that unregulated social gatherings are largely prohibited because they are the perfect environment for COVID-19 to spread," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is that [celebrations] would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would be a heck of a lot worse for public safety than outdoor organized and supervised trick-or-treating,” “I think our view on this is there are some very simple things people can do to manage their kids and themselves with respect to Halloween outdoors that most people would agree is much safer” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "People need to understand that we're playing this game, and it's a real one, with the virus and the economy at the same time," External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I think part of the idea today was to just make clear to people that a lot has happened over the past seven months, eight months," "We are in a very different position with respect to our ability to test and trace and isolate quarantine, and we have far better data that we can make available to our communities and to our health care system than we could last spring, and that we've done a lot of work in particular, with the health care community and the long-term care community, to sort of make them far more robust with respect to their ability to deal with whatever might come. I think it's important to remember that we are not where we were in March" External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 27, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “This is going to be basically a way of life,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Obviously, there’s no tolerance for intolerance,” External link

boston Monday, October 26, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker wrote : “We look forward to completing the final budget for Fiscal Year 2021, and we hope that the revisions we filed with you last week help move that process forward,” “We know firsthand the challenges you face in assuring stability in government policies during this time of disruption, and we appreciate the cooperative spirit we continue to share as we work together to get a budget in place for the full fiscal year” External link

masslive Monday, October 26, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People need to understand that we’re playing this game, and it’s a real one, with the virus and the economy at the same time,” External link

wwlp Monday, October 26, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think part of the idea today was to just make clear to people that a lot has happened over the past seven months, eight months,” “We are in a very different position with respect to our ability to test and trace and isolate quarantine, and we have far better data that we can make available to our communities and to our health care system than we could last spring, and that we’ve done a lot of work in particular, with the health care community and the long-term care community, to sort of make them far more robust with respect to their ability to deal with whatever might come. I think it’s important to remember that we are not where we were in March” External link

wwlp Monday, October 26, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “These funds will be invested to get people back to work, to assist impacted small businesses, to revitalize main streets, foster innovation and to promote and provide neighborhood stability and housing,” External link

bostonherald Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The real-life experience and the research with respect to schools is overwhelming at this point that schools are not spreaders,” External link

eagletribune Friday, October 23, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “a Gillette Stadium’s worth of people will be in Salem’s downtown,” External link

sentinelsource Friday, October 23, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Our family has been over here a few times during September and October, during the day, on weekends and at night,” “But a typical Halloween weekend in Salem isn’t manageable with respect to the issues the mayor and her team are talking about today” External link

sentinelsource Friday, October 23, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Having been here, and having seen the size of the crowds, it would be really hard to deal with almost any issues associated with distance and close contact,” “I won’t be coming to Salem for the next two weeks. I’m going to take the mayor’s word for it and will behave appropriately” External link

sentinelsource Friday, October 23, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The real-life experience and the research with respect to schools is overwhelming at this point that schools are not spreaders,” External link

wwlp Friday, October 23, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The plan, we believe, can help stabilize in many parts of the commonwealth growth that's already started to take place and hopefully kick start it in other parts of the state as well," External link

telegram Friday, October 23, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Small businesses can apply now, that means now," External link

telegram Friday, October 23, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We look forward to seeing that one get done so that we can add it to the tools in the toolbox to continue to help people find their way back to productive employment or sustained employment they managed to put together, post spring," External link

telegram Friday, October 23, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People are doing the right things in their formal settings, they’re wearing masks when they go to see a downtown business, they’re wearing masks when they go to the supermarket, people they see when they’re out and about and the places where we all think of masks as being required people are doing it,” External link

wwlp Friday, October 23, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “These funds will be invested to get people back to work, to assist impacted small businesses, to revitalize main streets, to foster innovation and to promote and provide neighborhood stability and housing equity,” External link

wwlp Friday, October 23, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I’ve already made clear that I don’t plan to support the president,” “I didn’t vote for him four years ago; I see nothing to change my mind” External link

boston Friday, October 23, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “This plan represents a comprehensive strategy to get people back to work and to support the small businesses hit the hardest by the pandemic, putting the Commonwealth on a path to recovery,” “By leveraging existing tools and programs and implementing new ones this plan will allow us to make critical resources and assistance to those who need it most available now” External link

wwlp Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “This plan represents a comprehensive strategy to get people back to work and to support the small businesses hit the hardest by the pandemic, putting the Commonwealth on a path to recovery,” “By leveraging existing tools and programs and implementing new ones this plan will allow us to make critical resources and assistance to those who need it most available now” External link

wcvb Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “This plan represents a comprehensive strategy to get people back to work and to support the small businesses hit the hardest by the pandemic, putting the Commonwealth on a path to recovery,” “By leveraging existing tools and programs and implementing new ones this plan will allow us to make critical resources and assistance to those who need it most available now” External link

wcvb Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The one thing I would say is this might be a good year — this will be a very unpopular thing to say — this might be a good year not to travel,” “One of the things that creates spread is a whole bunch of people who are in one place where they may be safe and not affected by this traveling to another place and vice versa” External link

wwlp Thursday, October 22, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The one thing I would say is this might be a good year -- this will be a very unpopular thing to say -- this might be a good year not to travel," "One of the things that creates spread is a whole bunch of people who are in one place where they may be safe and not affected by this traveling to another place and vice versa" External link

wcvb Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The one thing I would say is this might be a good year -- this will be a very unpopular thing to say -- this might be a good year not to travel," "One of the things that creates spread is a whole bunch of people who are in one place where they may be safe and not affected by this traveling to another place and vice versa" External link

wcvb Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “It was written with a crayon, but it was quite clear,” External link

boston Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Ordinarily, there’s no better place to celebrate Halloween than Salem. These are not ordinary times,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Our family’s been over here a few times in September and October during the day, on the weekends, and at night, and it’s 90 percent-plus,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’re supporting a variety of communities,” “But we think about Salem, at least when it comes to Halloween, for different reasons as a high-risk community, and it has a lot more to do with crowds and foot traffic and close contacts, and a lot of out-of-towners who come to visit, than it has to do with the more traditional way we think about high-risk” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think the best thing you can do to make sure that people really limit their exposure to each other when they’re out is to tell everybody that they should give out one large candy bar, instead of those baskets of many small candy bars,” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is that [celebrations] would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would be a heck of a lot worse for public safety than outdoor organized and supervised trick or treating,” “I think our view on this is there are some very simple things people can do to manage their kids and themselves with respect to Halloween outdoors that most people would agree is much safer” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’re awarding nearly $105.7 million in direct subsidies and $52.8 million in tax credit allocations to advance their production and preservation of nearly 2,500 rental units, including more than 2,100 affordable units though,” “We’re publicly announcing these awards today developers were notified back June so that the construction process can continue to move forward the 30 projects receiving state and federal support are located in every region of the Commonwealth” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said ( about Chris Sununu ) : “Maybe I’ll reach out to my friend Chris Sununu who, when he’s not busy suing me, may be interested in having a conversation about some things that he could raise on our behalf with the vice president,” External link

wmur Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said ( about Chris Sununu ) : “Maybe I’ll reach out to my friend Chris Sununu who, when he’s not busy suing me, may be interested in having a conversation about some things that he could raise on our behalf with the vice president,” External link

wmur Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “has been approved by the federal government and is safe and effective,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Residents should not delay accessing care due to the pandemic," External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The plan also outlines our messaging efforts to make sure people know, once there is a vaccine available, that it has been approved by the federal government and is safe and effective,” “We’ll also make it a priority to reach out specifically to groups that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, including people and communities of color” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Those are the places and spaces where, if people are asymptomatic, they will give it to somebody else, and neither of them are wearing a mask, and they’re engaged in close contact over an extended period of time,” “That’s exactly what happens when people get together to have a house party or a backyard party or some other celebration — the kinds of stuff we used to do, once upon a time, as a matter of course almost every weekend” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Residents should not delay accessing care due to the pandemic,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said ( about Kevin O Connor ) : “Kevin is a business guy, a lawyer, someone who’s lived and raised a family his whole life here in Massachusetts, and he will bring that feet-on-the-ground, boots-on-the-ground perspective to the job of U.S. senator on Capitol Hill,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “And he stuck with it and stayed with it all the way and demonstrated how desperately he wants to be your representative, your senator in Washington,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "He will bring that feet on the ground, boots on the ground perspective to the job of U.S. Senator," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The plan also outlines our messaging efforts to make sure people know, once there is a vaccine available, that it has been approved by the federal government and is safe and effective," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Those are the places and spaces where, if people are asymptomatic, they will give it to somebody else, and neither of them are wearing a mask, and they're engaged in close contact over an extended period of time," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "As part of that mission we recently identified and located two young adult males who were separately planning rave-type gatherings. We made contact with both men and advised them that the events they were planning were in violation of the state COVID order and instructed them to cease and desist planning and advertising those events. In the process of doing that we determined that one of the young men was the subject of an outstanding criminal warrant unrelated to COVID restrictions." External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The plan also outlines our messaging efforts to make sure people know, once there is a vaccine available, that it has been approved by the federal government and is safe and effective," "We'll also make it a priority to reach out specifically to groups that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, including people and communities of color" External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Those are the places and spaces where, if people are asymptomatic, they will give it to somebody else, and neither of them are wearing a mask, and they're engaged in close contact over an extended period of time," "That's exactly what happens when people get together to have a house party or a backyard party or some other celebration -- the kinds of stuff we used to do, once upon a time, as a matter of course almost every weekend" External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “the power and the importance of having a community here in Massachusetts that is so dedicated to the STEM issues and has been for a really long time,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Those are the places and spaces where if people are asymptomatic they will give it to somebody else if neither of them are wearing a mask and they’re engaged in close contact over an extended period of time,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “You’re going to be stuck with me for at least the next two years anyway, flattered to be considered but I like the job I have,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "You can anticipate that sometime in the next couple of weeks we are going to try to update the way we collect and present a lot of this information, because when we originally started publishing the daily report on new tests, we didn't have a heck of a lot of people who'd been tested, and so, for all intents and purposes, every test was a new test and a first time test," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We need to do some work to update this stuff, put it together in a package that's clearly defined and represents what I would describe as the way you'd want to build a dashboard. Once you have 5 million tests and 2.5 million people tested, as opposed to where we were when we put that thing together, which was a few thousand tests and a few thousand positives, because I agree, at this point it's confusing to me," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "You can anticipate that sometime in the next couple of weeks we are going to try to update the way we collect and present a lot of this information, because when we originally started publishing the daily report on new tests, we didn't have a heck of a lot of people who'd been tested, and so, for all intents and purposes, every test was a new test and a first time test," "We now have a situation where there are a number of people who've been tested multiple times" External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I'm flattered to be considered, but I like the job I have," External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Some of that occupancy rate also reflects patients who are not yet confirmed to have COVID, but are waiting test results,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I'm flattered to be considered, but I like the job I have," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I'm flattered to be considered, but I like the job I have," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker told : “You’re going to be stuck with me for at least the next two years, anyway,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "While we continue to plan for distribution of a vaccine, we can't take our eyes off the measures that we've been talking about for the last several months to keep people safe," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker told : “It is appalling and outrageous that anyone would suggest for a minute that if they lose an election they’re not going to leave -- period,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The relationships that teachers like Ms. Hedrington build with their students and their students' families are important to children's growth and development and have been made more critical as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic," External link

patch Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The relationships that teachers like Ms. Hedrington build with their students and their students' families are important to children’s growth and development and have been made more critical as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic,” “I am pleased to see Ms. Hedrington recognized for her work, and I know that she represents many other dedicated educators across the Commonwealth” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “That's incredibly frightening to me because, you know, I'm not going to go outside,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “That's incredibly frightening to me because, you know, I'm not going to go outside,” “Are they trying to make me come outside and step on the needles and interact with the needles? I'm afraid of that and I'm afraid of a group led by someone really loud chanting my name on the bullhorn” External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “That's incredibly frightening to me because, you know, I'm not going to go outside,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “That's incredibly frightening to me because, you know, I'm not going to go outside,” “Are they trying to make me come outside and step on the needles and interact with the needles? I'm afraid of that and I'm afraid of a group led by someone really loud chanting my name on the bullhorn” External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Obviously, I'm afraid it's going to cause some sort of physical harm to me and my family," External link

patch Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said ( about Karyn Polito ) : “Our administration is committed to providing students in every corner of the Commonwealth with every tool, resource and opportunity necessary for them to excel in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields of studies and careers,” “I am proud to join Lt. Governor Polito and the STEM Advisory Council to kick off the third Massachusetts statewide STEM Week, and we are grateful to our partners in education and the workplace for their continued collaboration and support on behalf of our students” External link

wwlp Monday, October 19, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There’s a lot of different reasons at this point why somebody would have been tested more than once,” External link

masslive Monday, October 19, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The fastest growing people of newly positive cases in Massachusetts are people between the ages of 20 and 30,” External link

masslive Monday, October 19, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’re testing at 300% of the federal guidelines,” “We are testing aggressively because we want to identify cases, and once we identify those cases, connect them to contact tracing so that people will isolate and quarantine and do all the things they need to do to stop the spread within their own communities and their own households” External link

masslive Monday, October 19, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Over the past few weeks we started to see an increase in the number of COVID cases here and across the country and in many other countries," "For months, public health experts have forecasted this increase" External link

patch Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I don't consider where we are to be anywhere near [a second surge,]" External link

patch Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We do have resources that are available to help create stability for homeowners, for renters, and for landlords,” External link

boston Friday, October 16, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The biggest single issues that is driving case growth is familiar people being familiar with each other,” External link

masslive Friday, October 16, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There are certain routes (where) we’ve seen really significant ridership return on the bus system, and other routes where we basically don’t have much of anybody riding on it,” “One of the things the T’s talking about, which I think is reasonable, is whether they should move some of their assets from the places where no one’s riding it to some of the places where people are until such a point in time where more people do ride it. Those are perfectly appropriate conversations, given the current state of play, for them to have” External link

wwlp Friday, October 16, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I believe it is safe, and there are studies that have been done of multiple public transit systems in the U.S. and around the world that basically say riding the public transportation system is safe,” External link

wwlp Friday, October 16, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Honestly, I can’t think of a less risky activity,” “There’s not a lot of talking. There’s certainly not a lot of yelling. There’s very little engagement. Most people have their heads down buried in their phone or a book or a newspaper, and there’s plenty of distance. I would really like to see people give the public transportation system a try” External link

wwlp Friday, October 16, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’ve been working to get ahead of the obstacles that have been thrown in our way since last spring and we’ll continue to do going forward and as a result, we are better positioned to respond and protect Massachusetts,” External link

wwlp Friday, October 16, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “To meet to our Administration’s goal of net zero emissions in Massachusetts by 2050, the Commonwealth needs a regional electricity system that can support the delivery of clean, affordable, and reliable energy to residents and businesses,” “My administration looks forward to working with our partner states, ISO-New England and stakeholders to build a more transparent, modern and cost-effective power system that will allow New England states to meet our ambitious climate change and clean energy goals while creating a better future for our residents” External link

wwlp Friday, October 16, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I’m not going to speak to fiscal ’22 today,” “I mean, there’s a lot of work to be done associated with that one, and obviously we’ll probably be standing here and talking to you about that when we file our budget in January” External link

wwlp Friday, October 16, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said ( about Michael Fallon ) : “The MERT program continues to identify and support successful ‘Made in Massachusetts’ manufacturers like the Fallon Company and Shawmut Corporation, that will produce N95 masks and other PPE equipment locally, for Massachusetts front-line responders, business owners, and residents,” “We are pleased to welcome the expansion of this manufacturing facility in Massachusetts and appreciate the role these companies are playing in the Commonwealth’s fight against COVID-19” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Over the past few weeks, we've started to see an increase in the number of COVID cases here and across the country and in many other countries," External link

enterprisenews Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I think people feel positive about the way they are teed up and organized for early voting," External link

enterprisenews Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Everybody's safe. That's the only thing that really matters and that's all I'm gonna say about it," External link

wrcbtv Thursday, October 15, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “there’s no question that there will be more cases this fall” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “For months, public health experts have forecasted this increase,” External link

masslive Thursday, October 15, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We felt it was important to work with the courts, the housing community, with a lot of the folks in the legal service community and the mediation community to put together a program that could create some degree of stability,” External link

wwlp Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Which will support the increased caseloads due to COVID-19 as well as costs as well as costs associated without public health response,” External link

wwlp Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The rainy day fund is there to support services when it is raining and I think most people would agree it’s raining,” External link

boston Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I think people feel positive about the way they are teed up and organized for early voting," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I don't think it makes sense for us to change a program model for 351 cities and towns for one or two outliers,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Everybody is safe and that is the only thing that matters, and that’s all I’m going to say about it,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Our average turnout time for testing is less than two days, we have over 250 testing sites in the Commonwealth, and free stop the spread testing sites in 18 communities to continue to increase access to testing,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We also need your vigilance and your focus in smaller, less formal settings, especially as we move from our backyards to our living rooms and family rooms,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “If it turns out it’s more than we need, that’s great. If it turns out it’s less than we need, we’ll figure it out,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “there’s no question that there will be more cases this fall” External link

boston Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker added : “which is way, way, way less,” “I think it’s important to remember that we’re not where we were in March,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “there’s no question that there will be more cases this fall” External link

boston Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker added : “which is way, way, way less,” “I think it’s important to remember that we’re not where we were in March,” External link

boston Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We are going to be living with COVID until there is a vaccine or a treatment, but the commonwealth’s response to this pandemic has been transformational since last spring,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think part of the idea today was to just make clear to people that a lot’s happened over the last seven months, eight months. We are in a very different position with respect to our ability to test and trace and isolate and quarantine, and we have far better data that we can make available to our communities and to our health care system than we could last spring,” “It’s important to remember that we’re not where we were in March” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People get that they’re supposed to wear a mask when they go out, and by the way, that’s different than what it was in March and April,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “For months, public health experts have forecasted this increase,” “But the Commonwealth’s response to this pandemic has been transformational since last spring in nearly every aspect of our daily lives” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’re talking like kids who are out of college, who are spending a lot of time with each other, in close quarters, apartments, rooftops, places like that; they’re not social distancing and they’re passing the virus around,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “What we need from you is continued vigilance as we head into the ninth month of fighting this virus,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker warned : "Face coverings, distance, and hygiene are all part of the plan, and in formal work and public settings, you have been delivering every single day. We also need your vigilance and your focus in smaller, less formal settings, especially as we move from our backyards to our living rooms and family rooms." External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We all have a role to play here, and it does not end when we come home from work or the supermarket. If you have been out of state or around a bunch of people without masks or distancing, you need to socially distance or wear a mask around your family, and you should get tested,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “What we need from you is continued vigilance as we head into the ninth month of fighting this virus,” "Face coverings, distance, and hygiene are all part of the plan, and in formal work and public settings, you have been delivering every single day. We also need your vigilance and your focus in smaller, less formal settings, especially as we move from our backyards to our living rooms and family rooms" External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We all have a role to play here, and it does not end when we come home from work or the supermarket. If you have been out of state or around a bunch of people without masks or distancing, you need to socially distance or wear a mask around your family, and you should get tested,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is that [celebrations] would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would be a heck of a lot worse for public safety than outdoor organized and supervised trick-or-treating,” “I think our view on this is there are some very simple things people can do to manage their kids and themselves with respect to Halloween outdoors that most people would agree is much safer” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The pandemic has created financial challenges for many individuals and families who are struggling with rent payments, and today we are pleased to announce a $171 million initiative to promote household stability, and provide more support for tenants and small landlords,” “This strategy has been designed to be user friendly and easily accessible for tenants and landlords in need, and is comprised of new or expanded programs to help people stay in their homes. This would not be possible without the Legislature’s foresight in granting flexibility for the RAFT authorization. I am grateful to the Court System and all stakeholders for their partnership in this effort in keeping all families and households stable throughout this pandemic” External link

wwlp Monday, October 12, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We have been playing this hand around COVID the best we can with a really uneven, inconsistent response from the federal government, who has far more tools in their toolbox than any state’s ever going to have to manage their way through this,” “And they are now going to wrap themselves up in a conversation about the Supreme Court, which is important. But nobody looks good in respect to how they’ve chosen to position themselves over the course of the last four years on this issue” External link

masslive Monday, October 12, 2020 3:43:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think it’s incredibly irresponsible for the president or any other public official to ignore the advice of so many of the folks in the public health, epidemiological and infectious disease community who have made it absolutely clear to us all, time and time again, that this is a contagion — it is massively contagious — and it will wreak havoc on many people if they become infected,” External link

wwlp Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:01:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “But we’ve continued to buy PPE. And by the way, we now have a bunch of companies in Massachusetts that manufacture it as well, which is great. And I think I feel pretty good about where we’re going to be this fall, but we we definitely need to have a presser on this,” External link

wwlp Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:01:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “They have triage project that they use to separate out what they consider to be legitimate issues from issues that really would not be part of what we consider to be their mission or their statutory responsibility,” External link

bostonherald Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is because that would turn into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would be a heck of a lot worse for public safety and for the spread of the virus than outdoor organized and supervised trick or treating,” External link

bostonherald Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “And not just a mask of Superman or Wonder Woman — like, a real mask,” External link

bostonherald Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker announced : “will be updated on a regular basis going forward,” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is because that would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would have been a heck of a lot worse for public safety and the spread of the virus than outdoor, organized and supervised trick-or-treating,” External link

masslive Thursday, October 8, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “as good an example as any,” External link

boston Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “It’s because of the testing that we’re doing in the colleges, and the tracing follow-up, that made it possible for people to figure that one out and contain it, and that’s exactly the sort of thing we’re going to continue to do as aggressively as we can going forward,” External link

boston Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is that [celebrations] would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would be a heck of a lot worse for public safety than outdoor organized and supervised trick or treating,” External link

masslive Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We will be putting out tips and advice with respect to Halloween. You won’t see us put out what I would refer to as rules or mandates,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “we’re still talking about pretty small numbers when it comes to hospitalized COVID patients, a couple of hundred, which as you know is down from almost 4,000 at the peak of this thing” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’ve certainly altered some of our messaging to try to get more attention applied to that community because, in some respects, they are at this point in time three-quarters of the new cases in the last 14 days,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Indoor Halloween parties are a really bad idea,” External link

boston Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’ve been spending a lot of time with our colleagues in the court system and in the housing community, and our goal is to put together a program that makes sure we create what we would describe as stabilization for people,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I know I speak for many people when I say that I’m glad to see that the president and the first lady seem to be recovering from their episode with COVID. I think it’s fair to say that anybody who’s seen anyone or talked to anybody, or dealt with anybody or any family that’s dealt with COVID over the course of the past seven or eight months wouldn’t wish that on anybody,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think it’s incredibly irresponsible for the president or any other public official to ignore the advice of so many of the folks in the public health, epidemiological and infectious disease community who have made absolutely clear to us all time and time again that this is a contagion, it is massively contagious, and it will wreak havoc on many people if they become infected,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The one piece of fundamental advice we would recommend, is that indoor Halloween parties are a really bad idea,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People started talking in the spring about the fact that it was likely that we would see an increase in cases in the fall,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People started talking in the spring about the fact that it was likely that we would see an increase in cases in the fall,” “That’s why we built such a significant infrastructure around testing and tracing” External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker described : "had a 5% positive test rate in, like, forever," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Those people absolutely belong in the denominator," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We will be putting out tips and advice with respect to Halloween. You won't see us put out what I would refer to as rules or mandates," External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "we're still talking about pretty small numbers when it comes to hospitalized COVID patients, a couple of hundred, which as you know is down from almost 4,000 at the peak of this thing" External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've certainly altered some of our messaging to try to get more attention applied to that community because, in some respects, they are at this point in time three-quarters of the new cases in the last 14 days," External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The first thing I would say as someone who has been over in Salem on a number of occasions in the fall walking around with my family and the mayor has done a fantastic job with messaging and softly enforcing mandates," External link

patch Wednesday, October 7, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There’s no question there will be people in Salem in October,” “It’s like the swallows going home to Capistrano” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Many communities have demonstrated their creativity to create safe spaces for outdoor dining, safe connections to businesses and workplaces and expanded space for all transit options—from buses to bikes through the Shared Streets and Spaces grant program," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Many communities have demonstrated their creativity to create safe spaces for outdoor dining, safe connections to businesses and workplaces and expanded space for all transit options—from buses to bikes through the Shared Streets and Spaces grant program," "We are pleased that these grants can provide safe and responsible improvements while helping to stimulate our businesses and help people feel more comfortable moving about safely" External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is because that would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would have been a heck of a lot worse for public safety and the spread of the virus than outdoor, organized and supervised trick-or-treating,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think all of us in public life, and I would include the president in this category, need to carry the message that while this thing may not be bad for some, it can be deadly for others,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “He’s in his 50s, the most alive guy you would ever spend time with, and on some level it’s a miracle he’s still with us,” “There’s plenty of stories like that” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The reason we’re not canceling Halloween is that [celebrations] would have turned into thousands of indoor Halloween parties, which would be a heck of a lot worse for public safety than outdoor organized and supervised trick or treating,” External link

masslive Tuesday, October 6, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I'm glad to see the president and the first lady seem to be recovering from their episode with COVID," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "It has been and will continue to be an enormous challenge for all of us, due to its contagious nature and the unpredictable way it affects people of all ages," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I think it's incredibly irresponsible for the president or any other public official to ignore the advice of so many of the folks in the public health, epidemiological and infectious disease community who have made it absolutely clear to us all, time and time again, that this is a contagion -- it is massively contagious -- and it will wreak havoc on many people if they become infected," "Again, I'm glad to see that they're back home at the White House and seem to be recovering, and I certainly hope the Federal Government of the United States of America is able to function throughout this difficult period" External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I'm glad to see the president and the first lady seem to be recovering from their episode with COVID," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "It has been and will continue to be an enormous challenge for all of us, due to its contagious nature and the unpredictable way it affects people of all ages," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I think it's incredibly irresponsible for the president or any other public official to ignore the advice of so many of the folks in the public health, epidemiological and infectious disease community who have made it absolutely clear to us all, time and time again, that this is a contagion -- it is massively contagious -- and it will wreak havoc on many people if they become infected," "Again, I'm glad to see that they're back home at the White House and seem to be recovering, and I certainly hope the Federal Government of the United States of America is able to function throughout this difficult period" External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've said many, many times based on the advice and the guidance of so many that outdoor is better than indoor. And indoor Halloween parties are simply the wrong way to safely celebrate this particular holiday," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Small groups, don't go out in big groups. If you can go out with just your kids, that would be best of all. Wear a mask, and not juts a mask of Superman or Wonder Woman -- a real mask," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Wear a mask, (have) very short engagement with the people who show up on your front porch, and (wear) gloves," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Moms and dads should take a very good look at everything that's inside the bag," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've said many, many times based on the advice and the guidance of so many that outdoor is better than indoor. And indoor Halloween parties are simply the wrong way to safely celebrate this particular holiday," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Small groups, don't go out in big groups. If you can go out with just your kids, that would be best of all. Wear a mask, and not juts a mask of Superman or Wonder Woman -- a real mask," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Wear a mask, (have) very short engagement with the people who show up on your front porch, and (wear) gloves," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Moms and dads should take a very good look at everything that's inside the bag," External link

wcvb Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “One of the most insidious elements of the virus is the pressure that it puts on not just people generally, but some of the rituals that are fundamental to the way we relate to each other as individuals and the way we relate to each other across generations,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “It’s going to be like this until we have treatments and vaccines,” External link

boston Monday, October 5, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've learned a lot from watching what's going on in other states, especially in the northeast region, and similar changes elsewhere have not led to significant (COVID-19) transmission there," External link

wcvb Monday, October 5, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've learned a lot from watching what's going on in other states, especially in the northeast region, and similar changes elsewhere have not led to significant transmission there," External link

patch Sunday, October 4, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker told : “I f folks on the ground in particular communities believe they should do more, go for it,” External link

boston Friday, October 2, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “That work translates to safer, more reliable service,” External link

masslive Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Time and time again, many of our clusters have been the result of informal gatherings with no distance, no masks, shared food. And attempts in many respects, I think, sometimes to go back to the good old days before we had COVID. The problem, of course, with that is that we have it and it will continue to be with us," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We rethink the decisions we made about reopening every time we look at data — and, by the way, every time we talk to our colleagues in other states, too," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "With respect to ventilators, I think we're in really good shape on that. I really would like to wait to next week when I can lay out all of this stuff, but we've continued to buy PPE — and, by the way, we now have a bunch of companies in Massachusetts that manufacture it as well, which is great. And I think I feel pretty good about where we're going to be this fall," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Before this project, 20% of the people of Somerville were within a quarter mile of a transportation stop. When this thing's finished, 80% of the people of Somerville will be within a quarter mile of a public transportation stop. Big improvement," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 1, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've learned a lot from watching what's going on in other states, especially in the northeast region, and similar changes elsewhere have not led to significant transmission there," External link

patch Thursday, October 1, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker wrote : “Outside of taxes, the budget picture was a complicated mix of puts and takes,” External link

wwlp Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “As families across the Commonwealth continue to adjust to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is essential that we support the Commonwealth’s food supply chain and increase access to fresh, local food,” External link

masslive Thursday, October 1, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think our view at this point in time is we’d really like to see if we can put a plan together to make sure we can do, with the courts, what needs to be done to ensure that people are protected with respect to their housing, but the longer this things goes on the deeper the hole gets, not just for tenants, but also for landlords, especially small landlords who are have in many cases already run out of rope,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, September 30, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “As families across the Commonwealth continue to adjust to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is essential that we support the Commonwealth’s food supply chain and increase access to fresh, local food,” “We are pleased to build on the success of this grant program, which is making critical investments that strengthen our local food system and ensuring its resilience to future challenges” External link

wwlp Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’ve learned a lot from watching what’s going on in other states, especially in the northeast region, and similar changes elsewhere have not led to significant transmission there,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “One nursing home outbreak, one football party, one thing, because you’re basically going from under four (cases per 100,000 residents) to over four, turns you from green to yellow,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “What has been particularly interesting about the summer is very, very few examples of significant spread have occurred in organized, structured, rule-based settings,” “Most of our new cases, most of our clusters, have involved unstructured, non-rule-based gatherings — celebrations, parties that have taken place between and among people where there aren’t any rules” External link

wwlp Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “If people are gonna go inside, which they probably will, I would much rather have them go inside in organized and supervised ways with rules, than in unorganized, unsupervised ways with no rules,” External link

boston Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The thing about communities that are persistently in the high- risk category, one of the things you can draw from that is that isn’t about the hospital,” External link

boston Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I think most states, and I would include Massachusetts in this category, are probably going to try to use these as they become available to support our K-12 schools," External link

wcvb Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "I think most states, and I would include Massachusetts in this category, are probably going to try to use these as they become available to support our K-12 schools," "We think in many respects this could be a really terrific tool for school nurses and local boards of health and public health departments as they deal with the issues associated with hybrid learning and in-person learning" External link

wcvb Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We've learned a lot from watching what's going on in other states, especially in the northeast region, and similar changes elsewhere have not led to significant (COVID-19) transmission there," External link

wcvb Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Communities identified as high-risk or red ... are not permitted to move forward in the reopening process until the data indicates it is safe to do so,” External link

masslive Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Long story short the FY20 budget is going to be fine, alright,” “Generally speaking, we think (fiscal 2021) we can work our way through. But (fiscal 2022) we believe it’s going to be important for the feds to support states and municipalities” External link

wwlp Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed. Nightclubs are closed. But the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

wcvb Tuesday, September 29, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed. Nightclubs are closed. But the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

wcvb Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "the evidence from other states with respect to this issue is clear" External link

enterprisenews Monday, September 28, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed. Nightclubs are closed. But the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

wcvb Monday, September 28, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Getting kids back to the classroom, obviously, is something that we believe is critically important to our success and to our kids' success going forward,” External link

masslive Monday, September 28, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Secretary Turco has dedicated thirty years of service to our Commonwealth and has worked tirelessly to improve public safety and security for all residents. Since joining our administration, he has served as a critical partner in driving criminal justice reform and advocacy, has guided essential efforts to support survivors and has led on initiatives to offer more protections for individuals and families,” External link

wwlp Monday, September 28, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We want to help restaurants use their space more effectively,” “The evidence from other states with respect to this issue is clear, restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place” External link

masslive Monday, September 28, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed. Nightclubs are closed. But the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

wcvb Monday, September 28, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed. Nightclubs are closed. But the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

wcvb Monday, September 28, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I really hope that at some point this fall, we have a chance to appropriately celebrate the signing of legislation that will, hopefully, deal with and solve some of these very important and significant public safety issues going forward,” External link

wwlp Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “What happened to Breonna Taylor was a horrible, terrible tragedy, and unfortunately in our country, too many tragedies like this befall people of color and far too often,” “I think everybody appreciates the pain and the loss being felt and suffered by her family and her loved ones during this incredibly unimaginable time” External link

wwlp Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I really hope that at some point this fall, we have a chance to appropriately celebrate the signing of legislation that will, hopefully, deal with and solve some of these very important and significant public safety issues going forward,” External link

washtimes Sunday, September 27, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “What happened to Breonna Taylor was a horrible, terrible tragedy, and unfortunately in our country, too many tragedies like this befall people of color and far too often,” “I think everybody appreciates the pain and the loss being felt and suffered by her family and her loved ones during this incredibly unimaginable time” External link

washtimes Sunday, September 27, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "By setting stringent standards for PFAS in drinking water, we can ensure that all public water systems across the commonwealth are testing for these emerging contaminants, while providing them the tools and resources they need to address any contamination," External link

enterprisenews Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker wrote : “I am confident that this action, coupled with federal assistance, helped to slow the spread of COVID-19 while minimizing the impact to date on vulnerable families and on our housing market,” External link

masslive Friday, September 25, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “It doesn’t make any sense and I don’t think it makes us any safer,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, September 25, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Veterans who deserve the best from state government got exactly the opposite,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, September 25, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker announced : “Our No. 1 priority has always been on public health and that is what is at the heart of my decision today.” External link

wcvb Friday, September 25, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "By setting stringent standards for PFAS in drinking water, we can ensure that all public water systems across the commonwealth are testing for these emerging contaminants, while providing them the tools and resources they need to address any contamination," External link

enterprisenews Friday, September 25, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “No standing around the bar, OK?” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 25, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “is off to a fine start,” External link

wwlp Friday, September 25, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “They’re an excellent model of how to safely and responsibly get back to school using DESE’s guidance,” External link

wwlp Friday, September 25, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “some of the most potent and powerful and poignant mail” External link

wwlp Friday, September 25, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I think the question the commissioner is asking here — which is if you are a low-risk district and you’ve been a low-risk district now for eight weeks, and you have no plans to return to in-person learning, when most people in the education and the public health and the pediatric community all believe that in person learning, especially for young kids is a critical part of their educational and social development, we want to know what your plan is to get back — I don’t think that’s bullying,” “I think it’s a perfectly appropriate question to ask on behalf of the people of those communities and especially the kids” External link

wwlp Friday, September 25, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Students should be in the classroom if the public health data supports that," External link

wcvb Friday, September 25, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Students should be in the classroom if the public health data supports that," External link

wcvb Friday, September 25, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Students should be in the classroom if the public health data supports that," External link

wcvb Friday, September 25, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Students should be in the classroom if the public health data supports that," External link

wcvb Friday, September 25, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “A huge part of this nation’s glory, to the extent it exists as a beacon to others, is the peaceful transfer of power based on the vote of the people of this country,” “Mail-in balloting has been with us forever, and that peaceful transfer of power is what the people of this country rely on when they go to vote. It is appalling and outrageous that anyone would suggest, even for a minute, that if they lose an election, they’re not going to leave. Period” External link

wwlp Friday, September 25, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "It is appalling and outrageous that anyone suggest for a minute, that if they lose an election they're not going to leave," "That peaceful transfer of power is what the people in this country rely on when they go to vote" External link

patch Friday, September 25, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We’re glad to see that most of these districts are following the science and are implementing either an in-person or hybrid model,” External link

masslive Friday, September 25, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "A huge part of this nation's glory, to the extent it exists as a beacon to others, is the peaceful transfer of power based on the vote of the people of this country," External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "We want to have -- get rid of the ballots and you'll have a very trans- -- we'll have a very peaceful -- there won't be a transfer, frankly; there'll be a continuation." External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "A huge part of this nation's glory, to the extent it exists as a beacon to others, is the peaceful transfer of power based on the vote of the people of this country," External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “This year made it abundantly clear how important STEM professions are to all our lives, and we hope that more young people will explore the opportunities that exist in STEM fields and pursue those careers that benefit us all,” External link

masslive Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Part of the reason we put that program in place was because we weren’t really sure where COVID was going to be for the primary or the general election, and we wanted to make sure people who were concerned about going to polling places would have an option,” “And it worked just fine — the same way it worked just fine across the rest of the country” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said ( about Electoral College ) : “There was tremendous concern — because of the fact that our country at that point in time was basically unraveling — that the Electoral College wouldn’t stand up and do what they were supposed to do and vote on behalf of the people who had actually won the presidential election in their state,” “And they did — immediately on the day that they were asked to do it” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “people think there’s a lot at stake in this election” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “It is appalling and outrageous that anyone would suggest for a minute that if they lose an election they’re not going to leave. Period,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Local officials run their local schools,” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Local officials run their local schools. We understand that,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Getting kids back to the classroom, obviously, is something that we believe is critically important to our success and to our kids’ success going forward, and it’s very important for people in communities to look at three weeks worth of data, which is four weeks worth of information, before they make decisions about changing their plans with respect to schools,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “In many cases, it’s because of a single event or a single institution that creates that, and that’s why we think it’s important for people to look for trends, and trends don’t happen in seven days,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Remote-only models should only be used for communities with three consistent weeks of red designations, unless there are extenuating circumstances,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “What happened to Breonna Taylor was a horrible, terrible tragedy,” External link

masslive Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker added : “I really hope that at some point this fall, we get a chance to appropriately celebrate the signing of legislation that will hopefully deal with and solve some of these very important and significant public policy and public safety issues going forward,” External link

masslive Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We think it’s really important for kids to go back to school,” “It’s why we developed the guidance that was town-by-town so that districts would be able to look at their own data week-over-week and then make decisions based on that guidance, which we developed in conjunction with our colleagues from the Department of Public Health and some of the folks in the medical community here” External link

masslive Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “This year made it abundantly clear how important STEM professions are to all our lives, and we hope that more young people will explore the opportunities that exist in STEM fields and pursue those careers that benefit us all,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We think kids should be in school and think communities should be following the rules and guidance that was developed by the department and using the district-by-district data that has now been available to people since the beginning of August,” External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “We think kids should be in school and think communities should be following the rules and guidance that was developed by the department and using the district-by-district data that has now been available to people since the beginning of August,” External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “And unfortunately in our country, too many tragedies like this befall people of color, and far too often,” “I think everybody appreciates the pain and the loss being felt and suffered by her family and loved ones” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker announced : “will be updated on a regular basis going forward,” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Local officials run their local schools, we understand that, but the state has an obligation to ensure that local officials are providing the best possible education in these difficult circumstances," External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Local officials run their local schools, we understand that, but the state has an obligation to ensure that local officials are providing the best possible education in these difficult circumstances," External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed. Nightclubs are closed. But the evidence from other states with respect to this issue is clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

telegram Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker warned : "No standing around the bar, OK?" External link

telegram Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "COVID is still with us and until there is a medical breakthrough like a vaccine we have to do all we can working with our colleagues in the food service business to keep our restaurants and our other businesses safe," External link

telegram Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed, nightclubs are closed but the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed, nightclubs are closed but the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

wcvb Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There are communities that bounce up and bounce down and in many cases, it’s because of a single event or a single institution that creates that and that’s why we think it’s really important for people to look for trends,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Sometimes communities bump up for one very particular reason,” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “People shouldn’t be making decisions on this stuff based on one week,” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “little or no transmission of COVID-19 in those communities,” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Local officials run their local schools,” “We understand that. But the state has an obligation to ensure that local officials are providing the best possible education in these difficult circumstances” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Getting kids back to the classroom, obviously, is something that we believe is critically important to our success and to our kids' success going forward,” External link

masslive Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The state has an obligation to ensure that local officials are providing the best possible education in these difficult circumstances,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Classic Washington behavior, and it’s a big part of why most people in the country think Washington is a problem, period,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “There were serious mistakes made over the course of the months of March and April there or excuse me, February and March that they would act to remove Bennett Walsh permanently,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “While bars remain closed in Massachusetts, restaurants with bar seating may now be able to use those spaces for food service with the right distance measures in place,” External link

wwlp Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “She pretty much did that one all by herself,” External link

boston Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Local officials run their local schools,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Depending on the response provided by the district,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “In many cases, it’s because of a single event or a single institution that creates that and that’s why we think it’s really important for people to look for trends, and trends don’t happen in seven days,” “Trends happen over the course of three weeks worth of reporting which represents four weeks worth of data” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed, nightclubs are closed, but the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I sit here as the governor of the commonwealth of Mass., where we have basically been playing this hand around COVID as best we can, with a really uneven, inconsistent response from the federal government, who has far more tools in their toolbox than any state’s ever going to have to manage their way through this,” External link

boston Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker wrote : “The Supreme Court is too important to rush and must be removed from partisan political infighting,” External link

boston Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “One hundred percent, ends-justify-the-means, classic Washington behavior,” “And it’s a big part of why most people in this country think Washington is a problem, period” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker added ( about President Trump ) : “I urge President Trump and the U.S. Senate to allow the American people to cast their ballots for president before a new justice is nominated or confirmed,” External link

thehill Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “As I sit here as the governor of Massachusetts, where we have basically been playing this hand around COVID as best we can with a really uneven, inconsistent response from the federal government, who has far more tools in their toolbox than any state is ever going to have to manage their way through this, and they are going to wrap themselves up in a conversation about the Supreme Court,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I’d like to see them focus on the pandemic,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “As I sit here as the governor of Massachusetts, where we have basically been playing this hand around COVID as best we can with a really uneven, inconsistent response from the federal government, who has far more tools in their toolbox than any state is ever going to have to manage their way through this, and they are going to wrap themselves up in a conversation about the Supreme Court,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “I’d like to see them focus on the pandemic,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Local officials run their local schools,” “We understand that, but the state has an obligation to ensure that local officials are providing the best possible education in these difficult circumstances to kids and their communities” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Depending on the response provided by the district,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “In many cases, it’s because of a single event or a single institution that creates that and that’s why we think it’s really important for people to look for trends, and trends don’t happen in seven days,” “Trends happen over the course of three weeks worth of reporting which represents four weeks worth of data” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Bars are closed, nightclubs are closed but the evidence from other states with respect to this issue are clear. Restaurants can use bar seating for regular food service with appropriate distance in place," External link

enterprisenews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Local officials run their local schools, we understand that, but the state has an obligation to ensure that local officials are providing the best possible education in these difficult circumstances," External link

wcvb Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "Local officials run their local schools, we understand that, but the state has an obligation to ensure that local officials are providing the best possible education in these difficult circumstances," External link

wcvb Wednesday, September 23, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “That’s a really bright light that just went out. And we here in Massachusetts are so much better for his presence and his work. But boy is he going to be missed,” External link

bostonherald Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Lidia Maldonado has a strong background in risk and needs assessment, as well as interagency partnership,” “Her deep well of procedural knowledge and experience in criminal justice, social services and community involvement make her well-qualified to serve as a member of the Sex Offender Registry Board” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker announced : “will be updated on a regular basis going forward,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker wrote : "The Supreme Court is too important to rush and must be removed from partisan political infighting," External link

wbur Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “The urgency of our response must match the urgency of the problem,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “Tackling transportation emissions will be crucial to mitigating the health impacts of climate change,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “From a care delivery point of view, from a capacity point of view, having the flu and COVID-19 surge in the Commonwealth at exactly the same time would be an incredibly difficult situation,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, September 22, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : “These grants can help businesses invest in items to help create more space and follow safety guidance during this pandemic,” External link

enterprisenews Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker said : "The Supreme Court is too important to rush and must be removed from partisan political infighting," External link

palmbeachpost Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker disse : "O propósito desta (declaração de) emergência em saúde pública é suspender temporariamente todas as vendas para que possamos trabalhar com nossos especialistas médicos para identificar o que está adoecendo as pessoas e como controlar melhor estes produtos para proteger a saúde da nossa população" External link

uol Wednesday, September 25, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Charlie Baker explicó ( about David Ortiz ) : “Los logros y hazañas dentro y fuera del campo de béisbol de Ortiz lo han convertido en una leyenda viviente, y sus sentidas contribuciones a las comunidades aquí y en su natal República Dominicana han hecho de él un icono” External link

diariolibre-en Saturday, October 1, 2016 12:43:00 AM EAT



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Gus Bickford said ( about Charlie Baker ) : “I’m proud of the considerable gains the Party has made over the last few years, which include flipping three historically Republican seats in the state legislature in recent special elections. We are continuing to build our grassroots army to win back the Governor’s office in 2022, and regularly remind the public of the failures of Charlie Baker and his administration,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Trump wrote ( about Charlie Baker ) : "RINO Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts is unsuccessfully trying to defend Mail In Ballots, when there is fraud being found all over the place. Just look at some of the recent races, or the Trump Ballots in Pennsylvania that were thrown into the garbage. Wrong Charlie!" External link

CBSnews Friday, October 16, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Lady said ( about Charlie Baker ) : “Governor Baker, we know you are under pressure from some business interests, but we also know you can do better. We are asking you to show leadership that looks ahead, and protects public health, with comprehensive policy,” External link

wwlp Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Donald Trump said ( about Charlie Baker ) : "RINO Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts is unsuccessfully trying to defend Mail In Ballots...Wrong Charlie!" External link

wcvb Friday, September 25, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Donald Trump said ( about Charlie Baker ) : "RINO Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts is unsuccessfully trying to defend Mail In Ballots...Wrong Charlie!" External link

wcvb Friday, September 25, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT