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Arroyos endorse Kim Janey’s mayoral bid
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Arroyos endorse Kim Janey’s mayoral bid
Boston Mayor Kim Janey picked up key endorsements last week from the prominent Arroyo family as well as a leading progressive state legislator, boosting her campaign to hold on to power at City Hall in a close mayoral contest.
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Roxbury Unity Parade celebrates local luminaries
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Roxbury Unity Parade celebrates local luminaries
A break in the rain Sunday provided an ideal opportunity for scores of celebrants to march in the Roxbury Unity Parade, an event meant to highlight the residents of the neighborhood.
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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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Janey marks 100 days in office
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Janey marks 100 days in office
Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey celebrated the 100th day since her swearing-in ceremony last Friday at the Museum of African American History on Beacon Hill.
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Exam school admissions spat nearly derails budget
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Exam school admissions spat nearly derails budget
With three city councilors and an acting mayor locked in a competition to lead the city, a group of white and Asian parents making a last-ditch effort to overturn a policy aimed at diversifying admissions to the city’s three exam schools and acting Mayor Kim Janey’s $3.6 billion city budget hanging in the balance at the bitter end of the fiscal year, what could possibly go wrong?
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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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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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Councilors fire shot across Janey’s bow
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Councilors fire shot across Janey’s bow
The Boston City Council gave acting Mayor Kim Janey a political rap on the knuckles Wednesday when it voted itself the authority to remove Janey from power.
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Opinion
Janey: Economic equity is key to recovery
Boston’s recovery and reopening is a chance to renew our city, making it stronger and more equitable.
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Janey fires police commissioner
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Local News
Janey fires police commissioner
Dennis White, who served as Boston’s Police Commissioner for two days before being placed on leave and investigated over 20-year-old domestic violence allegations, has been fired, effective immediately, acting Mayor Kim Janey announced Monday.
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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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Politics
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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