Governor Deval Patrick will announce Thursday the departure of nearly half of his Cabinet as he begins the final two years of his second term, and that Suffolk County Sheriff Andrea Cabral will join his administration as the state’s public safety secretary. Administration and Finance Secretary Jay Gonzalez, as well as Health and Human Services Secretary JudyAnn Bigby, Public Safety Secretary Mary Beth Heffernan, and Education Secretary Paul Reville are all departing.
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