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Mayoral candidates advance ideas on Boston’s housing crisis
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Mayoral candidates advance ideas on Boston’s housing crisis
In a June poll from Suffolk University and The Boston Globe, respondents selected housing as the most important issue that would affect their vote for mayor.
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BPS deliberating use of federal funds
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BPS deliberating use of federal funds
Citing wait lists for summer programs and school buildings with no air conditioning, District 4 City Councilor Andrea Campbell held a press conference last Wednesday calling on the Boston Public Schools to accelerate their release of millions of dollars in federal COVID relief funding.
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Council denies BRIC surveillance grant
Boston City Councilor Andrea Campbell stopped a six-figure grant for the Boston Regional Intelligence Center after another councilor brought it to a surprise vote on Wednesday.
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Mayoral candidates rake in campaign cash
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Mayoral candidates rake in campaign cash
Acting Mayor Kim Janey led the field of the six major mayoral candidates in fundraising for May with $162,794, but remains behind Michelle Wu and Andrea Campbell in total cash raised. The two city councilors each have raised about $1.2 million.
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Mayoral candidates face an electorate that’s moving to the left
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Mayoral candidates face an electorate that’s moving to the left
Of the six lead candidates running for mayor, none backs a fully elected school committee, only one supports rent control.
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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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Union draws fire for Campbell attack
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Union draws fire for Campbell attack
City Councilor Andrea Campbell said the tone of the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association should alarm the public and worry the officers it represents.
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Is Boston finally past tribal politics?
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Is Boston finally past tribal politics?
Could this year’s mayoral race, with three Black Candidates, a Latino candidate and an Asian candidate all running for the same seat, rupture the alliance that has dominated politics in Boston’s communities of color?
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Councilors spar over special election
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Councilors spar over special election
Last Friday, a week after City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo proposed a home rule petition that would eliminate the requirement for a special election to fill the mayor’s seat, a legal review requested by Councilor Lydia Edwards found that three of the body’s 13 members could not vote on the matter due to conflicts of interest.
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Mayoral race will take place in a changed city
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Mayoral race will take place in a changed city
Boston voters have increasingly embraced progressive candidates as the city’s share of conservative-voting white ethnic voters has declined.
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'People are looking for leadership that is fearless'
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'People are looking for leadership that is fearless'
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City Councilor Andrea Campbell announces run for mayor
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City Councilor Andrea Campbell announces run for mayor
District 4 City Councilor Andrea Campbell announced her campaign for mayor last Thursday. She will run against at-large Councilor Michelle Wu, who announced her campaign on Sept.15, and Mayor Martin Walsh, if he announces a campaign.
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