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Wu says city won’t reinstate mask mandate
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Wu says city won’t reinstate mask mandate
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu said Monday the city would make no immediate changes to its current policy of recommending masks indoors despite an uptick in COVID-19 cases.
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The right candidate for the job?
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The right candidate for the job?
There is one office that requires special qualifications, and the voters alone have to determine which of the candidates is most likely to serve the public interests the best. That post is district attorney.
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Wu pledges $2 billion for school buildings
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Wu pledges $2 billion for school buildings
Mayor Michelle Wu has announced a Green New Deal program to renovate existing school buildings and construct new ones, pledging $2 billion in capital expenditures.
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Councilors, advocates press mayor on affordable housing
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Councilors, advocates press mayor on affordable housing
Last week, affordable housing advocates came together to demand that the city take action on the lack of affordable housing across Boston, calling on the Wu administration to increase the amount of affordable rental units, hold developers accountable for their affordable housing agreements and create affordable homeownership opportunities for city residents.
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Wu appoints new planning director
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Wu appoints new planning director
On the campaign trail, candidate Michelle Wu pledged to break apart the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), separating the planning function from the process of approving individual development projects.
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Mayor Wu unveils $3.9 billion budget
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Mayor Wu unveils $3.9 billion budget
Last Wednesday, Mayor Michelle Wu unveiled her proposed budget of nearly $4 billion, alongside plans to spend the remainder of the $350 million in one-time federal COVID relief dollars
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Wu convenes rent stabilization group
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Wu convenes rent stabilization group
Last Thursday, Mayor Michelle Wu announced a new advisory committee charged with exploring strategies for rent stabilization in Boston
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Wu announces budget sessions
Last week, Mayor Michelle Wu announced a series of community “listening sessions” to take place through the end of the month, in which city residents will be able to weigh in on how Boston spends portions of its multi-billion dollar budget.
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New superintendent will face old problems
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New superintendent will face old problems
In the coming weeks, officials in the Wu administration and education activists will likely articulate the qualities they would like to see in the next BPS superintendent.
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Wu makes appointments to police oversight panels
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Wu makes appointments to police oversight panels
Nearly a year after former Mayor Martin Walsh created a transparency office to address systemic police misconduct, Mayor Michelle Wu has made her final appointments to the two oversight panels designed during the reform process.
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Fair housing rule seen as way to fight displacement
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Fair housing rule seen as way to fight displacement
Mayor Michelle Wu has signed into law an executive order that provides a legal framework that could compel developers to increase production of housing using fair housing law.
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Anti vax protestors target Wu’s residence
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Anti vax protestors target Wu’s residence
Most mornings in the past week or so, a small band of protesters stationed themselves outside the modest two-family house where Boston Mayor Michelle Wu lives with her husband and two school-age sons. Her elderly mother lives on the first floor.
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