Massachusetts: Gov. Patrick heading to DC

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.

About Kevin Tocci

Kevin Tocci is a Brockton area reporter and correspondent, and Host of Monday Night Talk which airs on Monday nights at 6:15 p.m. on WATD.