The Massachusetts Government is dedicated to protecting the rights of all residents. The government works to ensure that everyone has the same rights and protections under the law and provides information about its activities and decision-making process to the public.
The Massachusetts Constitution provides for certain areas of shared power between the state and local governments. These areas include education, public health, and public safety.
The Massachusetts Constitution provides for a system of local government. There are cities and towns in Massachusetts. Each city and town has its government.
The Government strives to provide efficient, effective, and responsive services. It is also committed to ensuring that all residents have access to the same opportunities and resources.
The Massachusetts Government is the state government of Massachusetts. The government is composed of three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial.
The Massachusetts Legislature is responsible for making laws. The Legislature is bicameral, consisting of a lower house (the House of Representatives) and an upper house (the Senate). Members of both houses serve two-year terms.
The Massachusetts Executive Branch is responsible for carrying out the laws. The Executive Branch includes the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, and Treasurer.
The Massachusetts Judicial Branch is responsible for interpreting the laws. The Judicial Branch includes the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Massachusetts Superior Court, and Massachusetts District Court.
Official Name: Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Governor: Charlie Baker
Contact: Email the governor
Main Address: Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon St.
Office of the Governor, Room 280
Boston, MA, 02133
Phone Number: 617-725-4005
Toll Free: 1-888-870-7770