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Georgia Democrats Back AG Garland’s Lawsuit On Voting Laws And Say They Are Being Purged Over Race
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Georgia Democrats Back AG Garland’s Lawsuit On Voting Laws And Say They Are Being Purged Over Race
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Council passes budget after contentious debate
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Council passes budget after contentious debate
Last year, as president of the Boston City Council, Kim Janey voted no on former Mayor Martin Walsh’s budget, because it didn’t do enough to cut down on the police budget. Last week, city councilors passed acting Mayor Janey’s budget, while maintaining their criticism of her decision to add more officers to the force.
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Boston budget battle brewing
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Boston budget battle brewing
City councilors clashed with acting Mayor Kim Janey over the city budget last week, with a majority of the body signaling they are not ready to pass the $3.76 billion proposal by the June 30 fiscal year end date.
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After Decades, Congress Votes To Make Juneteenth A Federal Holiday
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After Decades, Congress Votes To Make Juneteenth A Federal Holiday
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Poll shows Essaibi George leading in mayoral race
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Poll shows Essaibi George leading in mayoral race
A new poll shows at-large City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George leading in the mayoral race with support from 22% of likely voters, inching ahead of at-large Councilor Michelle Wu, who had support from 18% and acting Mayor Kim Janey, who had support from 16%.
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Debate On Racism In America Heats Up After Scott’s Rebuttal To Biden
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Debate On Racism In America Heats Up After Scott’s Rebuttal To Biden
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Mayoral candidates stake positions in Wards 4, 5 debate
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Mayoral candidates stake positions in Wards 4, 5 debate
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What's the deal with Janey's unusual campaign video?
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What's the deal with Janey's unusual campaign video?
With the emergence of social media in the last 20 years, the announcement video has become a staple of local and national political campaigns.
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Janey announces mayoral bid
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Janey announces mayoral bid
Acting Mayor Kim Janey announced her candidacy for mayor Tuesday morning, releasing a campaign video that depicts her journey on public transit from her Copeland Street home in Roxbury to City Hall, interspersed with clips of past mayoral candidates including Tito Jackson, Charlotte Golar Richie and Mel King.
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Janey sworn in as mayor
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Janey sworn in as mayor
Kim Janey, the daughter of Roxbury who endured hurled rocks and racial slurs as an 11-year-old riding a school bus to Charlestown during court-ordered desegregation, was sworn in as Boston’s first Black, first female mayor by the commonwealth’s first Black Chief Justice Kimberly Budd at City Hall on Wednesday.
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John Barros enters race for mayor
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John Barros enters race for mayor
John Barros, who two weeks ago resigned as the city’s chief of Economic Development, kicked off his Boston mayoral campaign last Thursday at the Cesaria, the Bowdoin Street restaurant he co-founded, stressing his experience in city government, business and the nonprofit sector.
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