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Janey will release records of cop investigation
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Janey will release records of cop investigation
After former Boston police officer Patrick Rose was accused of multiple counts of sexual assault, Boston elected officials immediately began calling on acting Mayor Kim Janey to release all records related to the case.
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Janey outlines plans to ‘build a better Boston’
Acting Mayor Kim Janey shares her vision for Boston’s recovery from the economic, public health and social impacts of the COVID pandemic in a speech delivered during her announcement of her candidacy for mayor.
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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 administration prioritizes vaccination
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Janey administration prioritizes vaccination
Acting Mayor Kim Janey says her administration has put vaccination at the center of its strategy to fight the spread of COVID infections in the city.
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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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Janey takes office as city’s first Black, first woman mayor
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Janey takes office as city’s first Black, first woman mayor
Kim Janey made history this week when she was sworn in as acting mayor of Boston, becoming the first African American and the first woman to hold the office.
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Kim Janey poised to make history as Boston's first Black mayor
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Kim Janey poised to make history as Boston's first Black mayor
Within days, District 7 City Councilor and Council President Kim Janey will almost certainly make the move from the offices of the City Council to the other side of City Hall’s 5th floor, where she will make history as the first Black and first woman to serve as mayor of Boston.
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NAACP president questions Council's legal memo
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NAACP president questions Council's legal memo
Dozens of individuals and representatives of civil rights, voter rights and other advocacy groups testified Tuesday in support of a home rule petition to skip a special election to fill the mayor’s seat soon to be vacated by Martin Walsh.
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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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Supporting small business
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Business
Supporting small business
The Boston City Council Committee on Small Business and Consumer Affairs held a hearing last Tuesday at the Bruce C. Bolling Building on the opportunities and challenges facing small businesses in the city such as access to capital, equitable liquor license distribution and navigating the permitting process.
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