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Arroyo gets nod from challengers
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Local News
Arroyo gets nod from challengers
Saturday, five of the candidates who did not make the cut in the District 5 race rallied around Arroyo during an endorsement announcement in Mattapan Square. Tuesday, Arroyo picked up an endorsement from U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley.
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Opinion
Will you pledge to make sure your community counts in the 2020 Census?
Six months from now, on April 1, 2020, the U.S. census will be in full swing. This is our opportunity of the decade to get our fair share of public resources and political representation. The census will determine our political representation from city council to Congress.
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Editorial
Voluntary powerlessness
Only 11 percent of Boston’s registered voters went to the polls for the recent preliminary election. And only 9.97 percent of Ward 12 voters, a predominantly black district, deigned to show up. Apparently the community did not get the memo requiring inveterate participation in order to develop political power.
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Campaigns struggled against low turnout
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Local News
Campaigns struggled against low turnout
This year, black, Latino and white progressive voters appear to have voted in lower numbers than the city average, with the exception of those living in areas where competitive challengers forced a preliminary election battle.
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Opinion
Impeaching Trump is risky business for Democrats
If impeachment charges were formally brought against him, Trump would latch on to this for all it’s worth as his ticket back to the White House in 2020. This will fire up his base by allowing him to go into full-blown victim mode.
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Wu, St. Guillen, Arroyo take lead in preliminary
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Local News
Wu, St. Guillen, Arroyo take lead in preliminary
Voting results in the September preliminary election suggest that the next council could be the first ever with a majority of the 13 seats held by people of color.
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Editorial
A divisive name-change campaign
With so many issues of importance confronting Boston’s black community, it is embarrassing for residents to waste their time on whether the name of Dudley Square should be changed to Nubian Square.
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Campbell calls for inspector general
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Local News
Campbell calls for inspector general
City Council President Andrea Campbell’s proposal for a city inspector general received a warm reception at last Wednesday’s council meeting, with a majority of the 13-member body signing on in support of a hearing on the measure.
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Legislators agree on education funding bill
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Local News
Legislators agree on education funding bill
After months of legislative wrangling, lawmakers introduced an education bill that would add more than $1.5 billion to the state’s outdated Chapter 70 funding formula for local school districts
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A plan for transparency
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Editorial
A plan for transparency
Andrea Campbell, president of the Boston City Council, has proposed the establishment of the office of inspector general to audit and investigate city personnel and organizations receiving funds from the city.
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Special election guide: Know your city council candidates
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Politics
Special election guide: Know your city council candidates
Short bios on at-large and district councilors appearing on the Sept. 24 preliminary ballot.
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Big changes in Rollins’ first eight months at Suffolk County DA office
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Local News
Big changes in Rollins’ first eight months at Suffolk County DA office
More than eight months into her first year on the job, Rollins has already made her mark on the county’s criminal justice system, filing a lawsuit against federal immigration authorities over their practice of making civil arrests in courthouses and, most recently, checking a Boston Municipal Court judge who sought to override her prosecutor’s discretion.
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