Mayor Marty Walsh

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Who’s Afraid of Marty Walsh?

After three years in office, the mayor has had nearly as many setbacks as successes. So why doesn’t anyone have the guts to run against him as he seeks reelection this year?

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City’s Gender Pay Gap Report a Good Start, But Lack of Race Info Glaring

Mayor Marty Walsh released a new report on the city’s gender pay gap Thursday, which found that women in Boston earn 77 cents for every dollar their […]

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Mayor Walsh Declares Thursday Boston Music Awards Day

Following in the footsteps of Guster, Godsmack, and Patti Smith, the Boston Music Awards will now have its own day in Boston. The city will […]

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Marty Walsh: Hamilton Performance Shouldn’t ‘Have Gotten Political’

A Hamilton performance was at the center of attention this weekend after the cast delivered a statement to Vice President-Elect Mike Pence saying they feared Donald Trump administration “will not […]

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Walsh’s Wiretapped Convo Leaked as Labor Probe Winds Down

An account of a wiretapped conversation from 2012 involving Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, who at the time was head of the Building Trades, has been […]

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Marty Walsh Blasts Donald Trump’s ‘Absurd’ Attack on Roe v. Wade

Mayor Marty Walsh rekindled his feud with Donald Trump in a Herald Radio interview Wednesday, blasting the Republican president-elect for his rhetoric on abortion rights and immigration. […]

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Mayor Walsh Pledges Not to ‘Compromise Our Values’ Under Trump

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says he will try to cooperate with the incoming administration of Donald Trump and give him “a chance to lead,” but pledged not to “compromise our […]

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Boston Already Has Some Sanctuary City Protections

City Councilor Tito Jackson earned plaudits when he proposed making Boston a sanctuary city for illegal immigrants following President-Elect Donald Trump’s call for the mass deportation […]

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Voters Reject Question 2, Charter School Cap Will Remain

The cap on charter school expansion in Massachusetts is here to stay—for now. Voters have rejected Question 2, the ballot measure that sought to lift the cap, […]

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The Boss: Sean O’Brien and the Teamsters Attempt an Extreme Makeover

But will the union boss bring down Mayor Walsh along the way?

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Marty Walsh Will Stump for Hillary Clinton at a Pittsburgh Diner

Mayor Marty Walsh is hitting the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton this weekend, with hopes of rounding up a swing state into the Democrats’ column. Walsh […]

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Marty Walsh Makes the New York Times’ List of Donald Trump’s Insults

Monday’s edition of the New York Times featured a two-page spread of every person, place, and thing insulted by Republican nominee Donald Trump over the course […]

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Competition Aims to Find Boston’s Best Driver

If you feel like you’re a decently safe driver in Boston, maybe that’s because you are. Or maybe it’s because Boston has set the bar […]

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WGBH’s Broadcast Studio and Cafe Inside the Boston Public Library Opens This Week

Next time you go to return a library book, you just might see the mayor—or the governor, the AG, or hey, even Jim Braude. WGBH’s […]

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BRA Changes Name to BPDA, Hopes You’ll Trust Them Now

The Boston Redevelopment Authority, the quasi-public agency whose 60-year history has been marred by accusations of cronyism and the clear-cutting of the entire West End, has a […]