What They'e Saying: Governor Baker "Involved, Serious and Straightforward" in First 100 Days

BOSTON -- Governor Charlie Baker's first 100 days in office are receiving praise as being "marked by determined study, evaluation, openness and bipartisanship."

Lowell Sun: "Baker's method is grounded in making enduring improvements. While spending reductions are necessary, Baker's team is trying to develop plans to make the state's foundation stronger -- not weaker -- in the long run." (Editorial Board, "Baker's first 100 days: Listening, learning, leading," Lowell Sun, 4/12/15)

Telegram & Gazette: "Mr. Baker has been involved, serious and straightforward in handling the biggest challenges he has faced — a fiscal 2015 budget gap, record snowfall, chronic mismanagement at the MBTA, and the state's opioid overdose crisis...

"...But beyond the specifics of headline-making issues, Mr. Baker exhibits confidence in working across party lines — and sometimes behind closed doors — to find middle ground." (Editorial Board, "Baker at 100 days," Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 4/12/15)