HOUSING DESERVES PRIME SPOT IN END-OF-SESSION "TRAFFIC," BAKER SAYS [+VIDEO]
By Matt Murphy
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MARCH 12, 2018...Gov. Charlie Baker leaned on some the state's major employers Monday to help him make the case for housing legislation filed late last year that the administration views as critical for Massachusetts to remain competitive as it competes for jobs and talent with other states.
Putnam Investments President and CEO Bob Reynolds said housing is "one of the things that's on top of our list always, every discussion we have." [Photo: Sam Doran/SHNS]
Baker met with over two dozen business executives and employer groups for about half an hour at the State House, after which they joined him for a press conference to show their support for his legislation aimed at creating 135,000 new housing units by 2025.
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