Baker, Coakley Make Early Campaign Stops

September 18, 2013 4:10 PM
Baker, Coakley Make Early Campaign Stops
" LOWELL, Mass. (CBS/AP) — Republican gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Baker is planning to make his first campaign stop since announcing his candidacy two weeks ago.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Doug Cope reports

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Baker said he would tour UMass-Lowell’s Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center on Wednesday morning.

Baker’s decision to hit the campaign trail follows Attorney General Martha Coakley’s announcement on Monday that she’s also launching a campaign for governor.

Coakley told WBZ NewsRadio 1030, jobs are on the top of her list.

“I think we need to do a better job with everyone to see what the burdens are on businesses,”she said.

On Wednesday, the Democratic hopeful is planning to complete the last day of a three-day tour of the state with campaign stops in Lowell, Lawrence, Newburyport, Gloucester and Salem.

The two could cross paths. Coakley’s first stop Wednesday morning is also in Lowell at the Owl Diner.

There are at least four other Democrats in the running for governor "

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