The invitations aren't in the mail just yet, but Gov. Charlie Baker is already starting to plan out a signing ceremony for his housing production bill, one of his top priorities before the July 31 end of formal sessions. "I really hope that we are able to get this done between now and the end of session," Baker said Thursday at the State House. "What I'd really like more than anything is sometime between now and July 31 to be standing at the base of the steps of the Grand Staircase out there with all of you and a whole bunch of folks from the Legislature standing behind me, filling us all the way to the top of the stairs, celebrating the fact that we're going to get back into the business of housing production here in the commonwealth." The governor gave the keynote address Thursday morning at the Massachusetts Association of Realtors' annual Realtor Day and made the case for his bill, which has yet to surface in either branch of the Legislature, as being critical to the state's future prosperity. Read entire article.