The Suffolk Journal

Baker surpasses Coakley to become governor

Baker surpasses Coakley to become governor

Connie Lai and Thalia Yunen

November 5, 2014

After a tight gubernatorial race, Charlie Baker emerged as Massachusetts' 72nd governor when Martha Coakley conceded Wednesday morning, according to The Associated Press. As of 1:50 a.m. Wednesday morning, The AP said Baker was in the lead with 48.36 percent of votes, while Democrat Martha Coakley...

Paleologos talks next week’s election

Paleologos talks next week’s election

Sam Humphrey

October 29, 2014

Alumni, students, and faculty streamed into the Suffolk Law School function room early Friday morning for the Joe Moakley Forum, part of Suffolk’s Homecoming activities. The crowd grabbed breakfast and much-needed coffee and mingled as they waited. At one table, an undergrad chatted with a law school...

Panelists, audience members, place their bets

Panelists, audience members,  place their bets

Thalia Yunen

October 29, 2014

Massachusetts legislators signed a law in 2011 permitting three new casinos and a slots parlor to be built across three different regions in the state. On Nov. 4, residents of Massachusetts will have a chance to either overturn this law or vote for it to come into effect. Because of the way the question...

Gubernatorial roundtables continue, Baker and Grossman discuss healthcare, education

Gubernatorial roundtables continue, Baker and Grossman discuss healthcare, education

Sam Humphrey

February 5, 2014

Charlie Baker and Steve Grossman outlined their plans if elected governor to dozens of attendees at the Suffolk University Law School Rappaport Center last Tuesday and Thursday, highlighting issues from healthcare to casino construction. Baker was the first Republican candidate to speak at the roundtable...

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