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Backed by Black and Latino coalition, Flynn secures votes for Council presidency
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Backed by Black and Latino coalition, Flynn secures votes for Council presidency
District 2 City Councilor Edward Flynn announced Wednesday he has the votes necessary to become president of the 13-member body, after his coalition of supporters joined forces with a group of Black and Latino councilors.
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Council reins in police surveillance
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Council reins in police surveillance
After years of activism by civil rights groups, the Boston City Council passed an ordinance unanimously last week that increases transparency on police use of surveillance technology.
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Arroyo, Mejia advance home rule petition for elected school committee
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Arroyo, Mejia advance home rule petition for elected school committee
Boston City Councilors Ricardo Arroyo and Julia Mejia announced Monday a proposed home rule petition for an elected Boston School Committee.
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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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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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