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Acting Mayor Kim Janey on Tuesday snagged a key endorsement as 32BJ SEIU, which represents property service workers, threw its support to her. She might also get a super PAC from them, too. The union represents 20,000 workers in Massachusetts, many of... Read more
Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey UNITE HERE Local 26
The super PAC backing Acting Mayor Kim Janey is swinging into action, pulling in nearly half a million dollars while focusing on canvassing efforts. The super PAC, supported by the hospitality workers union known as UNITE HERE Local 26, received $420,000... Read more
City Councillor Ricardo Arroyo, along with his father, who serves as Suffolk County’s register of probate, on Thursday offered their formal backing to Acting Mayor Kim Janey. The Hyde Park councillor’s endorsement isn’t much of a surprise: Arroyo has been... Read more
Andrea Campbell, as she seeks to stand out in a field of five mayoral candidates, on Wednesday promoted a plan to speed up affordable housing development and close the racial wealth gap. Joined by supporters at a vacant lot at the corner of Blue Hill... Read more
South End state Rep. Jon Santiago ended his run for mayor on Tuesday, leaving five major candidates to compete for the top job inside Boston City Hall. Santiago, who first launched his campaign in February, indicated he will be backing a woman of color.... Read more
Acting Mayor Kim Janey on Saturday rallied supporters at her new Jamaica Plain campaign office in her bid to win a full four-year term as the city’s chief executive. In a squat one-story building on Centre Street, next to a cannabis shop and behind a... Read more
John Barros, a mayoral candidate and former top City Hall official, has garnered support from Dan Magoon, a Dorchester veteran who heads up a nonprofit focused on Gold Star families. Barros, who served as former Mayor Marty Walsh’s chief of economic... Read more
John Barros, a mayoral candidate and former top City Hall official, has garnered support from Dan Magoon, a Dorchester veteran who heads up a nonprofit focused on Gold Star families. Barros, who served as former Mayor Marty Walsh’s chief of economic... Read more
After the lapse of no-excuse voting by mail in Massachusetts, a Boston city councilor hopes that his petition will ramp up the pressure on Beacon Hill to ensure city voters regain that option before they head to the polls to select a new mayor. Councilor... Read more
Nine candidates for city council have launched bids to represent District 4, an area that primarily includes parts of Dorchester and Mattapan, including Codman Square, Franklin Field, Four Corners, Fields Corner and Bowdoin-Geneva. The seat also includes... Read more

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