Daily Journal masthead
follow in feedlyrss feed
Stories with person: Deval Patrick
  • Massachusetts Senate OKs bill to address opioid crisis 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 8:51 pm

    BOSTON - Prompted by a deadly wave of opioid addiction in the state, the Massachusetts Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill that would encourage doctors to consider new approaches for treating pain and would increase screening of public school students for potential substance abuse.

  • Hillary Clinton says more substance abuse treatment needed story has photos
    Updated: Oct-01-15 6:15 pm

    BOSTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday that treatment for drug and alcohol addiction should be on a par with diabetes, cancer, heart disease and other medical conditions.

  • Mashpee Wampanoags, Taunton leaders tout benefits of casino 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 5:36 pm

    TAUNTON, Massachusetts - Mashpee Wampanoag tribe and Taunton city officials on Monday touted the economic benefits of a $500 million casino the tribe hopes to build in the southeastern Massachusetts city.

  • Gov. Baker: Massachusetts open to refugee shelter discussion 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 6:57 pm

    BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker said he's willing to talk with federal officials about the possibility that Massachusetts could shelter some Syrian refugees to help ease Europe's humanitarian crisis.