Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is continuing his out-of-state trip by heading to Washington for a meeting of the National Governors Association. The governor is coming off a few days of vacation with his wife in Florida.
The vacation followed a trade mission Patrick made last weekend to Colombia, where he signed a memorandum of understanding with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos intended to strengthen the collaboration between Massachusetts and the South American nation.
The governor was reportedly scheduled to be a guest on NBC’s Meet the Press today.This evening Patrick joins other governors for a dinner hosted by President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.
Patrick is scheduled to return to Massachusetts on Monday afternoon in time for a legislative leadership meeting.