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Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito will become the state’s acting governor Wednesday morning after Charlie Baker leaves for several days in California, aides said Tuesday afternoon.
Baker will return Monday after “spending time with his wife,” Lauren, in Palm Springs, spokesman William F. Pitman said in an e-mail.
Baker will call into a Wednesday meeting of President Trump’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis “and remain in communication with staff on a regular basis,” Pitman said.
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