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Activist groups endorse Wu
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Activist groups endorse Wu
Three social justice organizations active in Boston’s Black, Latino and Asian communities gathered Sunday for a joint endorsement of at-large City Councilor Michelle Wu’s candidacy for mayor.
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Redistricting coalition seeks increased representation for communities of color
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Redistricting coalition seeks increased representation for communities of color
The Drawing Democracy Coalition (DDC) released proposals for House and Senate redistricting maps Sept. 28 that would increase the number of districts with majority populations of color.
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Council candidates advance to November election
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Council candidates advance to November election
In addition to the preliminary race for Boston’s next mayor, several city council seats are being contested, and candidates faced off on Sept. 14 for their chance to be on the November ballot.
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Wu, Essaibi George claim victory in mayoral preliminary
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Wu, Essaibi George claim victory in mayoral preliminary
Boston City Councilor and mayoral hopeful Michelle Wu entered the crowded patio at Distraction Brewing Co. in her home neighborhood of Roslindale, to raucous cheers and applause, followed by a resounding chant of “Wu, Wu, Wu…”
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Campbell, Janey feud over charter schools
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Campbell, Janey feud over charter schools
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Here's where mayoral candidates will spend Tuesday evening
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Here's where mayoral candidates will spend Tuesday evening
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Boston Election Guide: Candidate overview
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Boston Election Guide: Candidate overview
The departure of former Mayor Martin Walsh in March set off a domino effect, leading to a bumper crop of candidates for the mayoral and City Council seats in Boston. Among those running for mayor are two district and two at-large councilors, whose newly open seats have drawn large and diverse fields of candidates.
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District 4 candidates appeal to voters, from a distance
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District 4 candidates appeal to voters, from a distance
As candidates for the District 4 City Council seat hit the streets to knock on doors and pass out flyers ahead of the preliminary election Sept. 14, in addition to their normal water bottles and sunscreen they now carry a few more supplies: face masks and hand sanitizer.
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Arroyo, Mejia advance home rule petition for elected school committee
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Arroyo, Mejia advance home rule petition for elected school committee
Boston City Councilors Ricardo Arroyo and Julia Mejia announced Monday a proposed home rule petition for an elected Boston School Committee.
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Janey announces vaccine mandate for city workers
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Janey announces vaccine mandate for city workers
Acting Mayor Kim Janey announced a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for municipal employees at a press conference Thursday.
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Biden’s Push To Ban Employers’ Non-Compete Clauses Draws Mixed Reaction
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Biden’s Push To Ban Employers’ Non-Compete Clauses Draws Mixed Reaction
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Multi-racial coalition throws weight behind Janey
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Multi-racial coalition throws weight behind Janey
Right to the City Vote Boston, a coalition of community-based organizations led by people of color, threw its weight behind acting Mayor Kim Janey during an endorsement event Saturday morning in Nubian Square.
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