The Yoon camp is probably pretty happy today with this article from The New Republic, a left-leaning magazine, which portrays the race for mayor coming down to Mayor Thomas Menino and their guy, and leans a bit on local write-ups (Boston magazine and the... Read more
Endorsements are coming in fast and early for City Council At-Large candidates. In a brief sit-down with the Reporter on the transportation bill and the fiscal 2010 budget passed last week (and written up in the latest issue of the Reporter) Rep. Willie... Read more
The Globe and Herald wrap up coverage of last night's unanimous-except-for-the-mayor-candidates passage of Mayor Menino's $2.4 billion budget. Sam Yoon has voted against the Mayor's budget proposal each of his three years on the council, citing wasteful... Read more
Rocked over the last year by State House scandals (including federal corruption charges against former Sen. Dianne Wilkerson), House and Senate lawmakers released on Wednesday a 40-page bill tackling ethics, lobbying and campaign finance laws. And the... Read more
Candidates' forum in Back Bay: Incumbent councillor Steve Murphy, first-time candidates Hiep Nguyen and Ayanna Pressley are shown at a candidates' forum sponsored by the Ward 4 and Ward 5 Democratic committees on Tuesday, June 23, 2009. Photo by Mike... Read more
Thirteen out of the fifteen candidates running for the four City Council At-Large spots faced off in a forum in the Back Bay on Tuesday night, staking out their positions on the city budget, the Boston Redevelopment Authority and busing. The Ward 5... Read more
Couple of politically-themed things going on in Boston tonight: First up, there’s the at-large candidates’ forum in Copley Square. Most are expected to show up. Felix G. Arroyo is holding a campaign kick-off at roughly the same time, but will try to... Read more
First, a candidate for City Council At-Large struck out at Treasurer Timothy Cahill, accusing him of alleged ethics violations and a lack of transparency in the management of the state pension fund, which could hurt Boston city employees’ pensions. The... Read more
Don't be surprised if you notice City Councillor Michael Flaherty brown-bagging it for lunch if he becomes mayor. The Globe reports today that Flaherty, who is saddled with over $900,000 in mortgage debt, would lose the $130,000 he earns annually by... Read more
Via UHub. And this from the event page on Facebook: Boston Ward 5 Democratic Committee and the Boston Ward 4 Democratic Committee are jointly sponsoring a "Candidates Forum" for those candidates running for Boston City Councillor-at-Large on Tuesday, June... Read more


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