State of Politics: Massachusetts is the best, survey says

On a national television morning show yesterday, Gov. Charlie Baker both touted the state’s ranking and highlighted his National Governors Association dinner date with Ivanka Trump. Wonder what they talked about?

State of Politics: New fentanyl law puts first 2 behind bars, Gonzalez eyes funds for governor bid as Healey deflects rumored run

The convictions were the first under a new law that made trafficking fentanyl a crime in February 2016. … “We are just getting started,” said Jay Gonzalez, the former Deval Patrick aide who is running to take on Gov. Charlie Baker in 2018. …  “I’m running for reelection,” said Maura Healey. “I think that my job as attorney general, it’s never been as important.”