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Ed Markey in Boston City Hall 2018
US Sen. Ed Markey came out on Wednesday for City Councillor At-Large Michelle Wu’s mayoral campaign, citing her version of the “Green New Deal,” a localized proposal to deal with the withering effects of climate change. Markey’s support puts both... Read more
US Congressman Stephen Lynch is throwing support behind a former Dorchester teacher in the eight-person race for four City Council at-large seats. Erin Murphy, who came in fourth place in the Sept. 14 preliminary, said she was honored by Lynch’s... Read more
Essaibi George in Roxbury to roll out equity agenda
Mayoral candidate and City Councillor At-Large Annissa Essaibi George on Tuesday rolled out an “Equity, Inclusion and Justice Agenda” after a “listen and learn” tour that took her to the Bowdoin Geneva neighborhood, the Vietnamese Day Center in Fields... Read more
Ayanna Pressley at City Hall
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley on Friday said she’s backing City Councillor At-Large Michelle Wu in the mayoral race. Pressley, a Boston Democrat, was elected to the Boston City Council in 2009, becoming the first woman of color to serve on the 13-member... Read more
An interview on GBH’s “Boston Public Radio” on Thursday sparked a back-and-forth between the two mayoral finalists, offering a potential preview of the distinctions they’re trying to draw ahead of Nov. 2. Asked about differentiating herself from City... Read more
Voting rights advocates are pushing for a new majority-Black Senate district in Boston and as many as nine new majority-minority districts in the House as part of a plan to increase the political clout of communities of color on Beacon Hill. A coalition... Read more
Mayoral finalist Annissa Essaibi George this week plans campaign stops in Dorchester, Roxbury, Mattapan and other Boston neighborhoods as part of a “listen and learn” tour. The conversations at the campaign stops will inform her “equity, inclusion and... Read more
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, a Boston Democrat and a former city councillor at-large, on Monday announced her picks for the City Council’s four at-large slots. Pressley endorsed Julia Mejia, an incumbent, as well as candidates David Halbert, Ruthzee... Read more
With 38 days left until the November mayoral election, Acting Mayor Kim Janey said she’s backing Michelle Wu over Annissa Essaibi George in the battle for the top job in City Hall. Janey, who finished fourth in the Sept. 14 preliminary that winnowed the... Read more
The transition of mayoral power is set for Tuesday, Nov. 16, a date which Acting Mayor Kim Janey and the two mayoral candidates agreed upon after a meeting on Beacon Hill Thursday. City Councillors At-Large Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu are on... Read more
Leaders in Boston’s Black and Latinx communities plan to gather at Morning Star Baptist Church in Mattapan after the Sept. 14 mayoral preliminary ended without any Black candidates making it to the general election set for Nov. 2. The meeting, set for... Read more
Michelle Wu outside Boston City Hall
City Councillor At-Large Michelle Wu on Wednesday said outside groups, which have poured millions into the Boston mayor’s race, should stay positive but she stopped short of asking them to steer clear of the battle between her and City Councillor At-Large... Read more
I don’t get it. We had smart, capable candidates representing a range of ideologies, plans, and policies. We have many issues that need to be dealt with: global warming, transportation, schools, management of city agencies, overtime corruption, downtown... Read more

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