Tito Jackson, who unsuccessfully sought to topple Mayor Marty Walsh in 2017, is wading back into politics. On Tuesday, he endorsed Kim Janey, who took over as acting mayor when Walsh left for the Biden administration in March. “She has fought for racial,... Read more
The airwaves are starting to get crowded with mayoral advertisements. Annissa Essaibi George, one of the five major mayoral contenders, on Tuesday released a 30-second spot that her campaign says will run on broadcast, cable, streaming services, and... Read more
U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh came to Copley Square to tout the Biden administration’s support for 12 weeks of paid family or medical leave for every American worker. But once that was dispensed with, he fell into a scrum of reporters, a familiar scene... Read more
State Representative Liz Miranda of the Fifth Suffolk District has endorsed Tania Anderson in the race to succeed Kim Janey as the city councillor for District 7. Eight men and women will compete for two finalist slots in the Sept. 14 preliminary election... Read more
A citywide assortment of community groups, under the banner of Right to the City Vote, on Saturday endorsed Acting Mayor Kim Janey's campaign for a full four-year term. Janey, who ascended to the mayor’s seat in March after Marty Walsh left to head up... Read more
Gov. Charlie Baker signed a $261.1 million fiscal 2021 supplemental budget bill that revives mail-in and expanded in-person early voting through Dec. 15 and establishes a new MBTA board of directors. Baker signed the bill (H 3973) on Thursday in full,... Read more
A flurry of endorsements for at large city council candidates have rolled in this week. A preliminary election for city council will be held on Sept. 14 to trim the current field of 17 at-large candidates down to eight finalists. There are four at-large... Read more
Acting Mayor Kim Janey is hoping a free ride will give her a lift to the polls. Janey on Monday announced a three-month pilot program that eliminates fares on the Route 28 bus that connects the neighborhoods of Mattapan, Dorchester and Roxbury. The city... Read more
Members of Dorchester’s Ward 15 Democratic Committee earlier this month threw their support behind Ruthzee Louijeune, a former aide to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and David Halbert, a former aide in Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration. No other at-large... Read more
The “Bostonians for Real Progress” super PAC, the newest outside group to enter the Boston mayor’s race, says it’s backing City Councillor At-Large Annissa Essaibi George for the top job. “We believe Anissa is the best candidate, able to tackle all our... Read more


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