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City Councilors Back Plan to Ban Non-Competes

UPDATE: Boston officials unanimously backed a proposal to send a resolution to Beacon Hill legislators, calling for a ban on all non-competes. [email protected] resolution for […]

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City Councilors Call for Healthcare Coverage for Gender Reassignment Surgery

City Councilors Michelle Wu and Ayanna Pressley filed an ordinance this week that, if passed, would allow city employees that identify as transgender to be […]

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Politicians Predict the Red Sox Season

  With the thrill of baseball back upon us, I asked local pols via Twitter for their predictions of the number of games the team […]

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Chart of the Week: Breaking Down the Lobbyist Money in Boston’s Elections

Lobbyists registered with the state of Massachusetts give a lot of money to politicians, but usually focus their funds on the statehouse lawmakers who they […]

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Sen. Ed Markey Wants Guns to Have Owner Recognition Technology

Referencing the latest James Bond film, U.S. Senator Ed Markey said he wants to bring technology to the table when it comes to talks about […]

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Q&A #7: How Wounded Is Michelle Wu?

“Pete Christopher” asks the inevitable: Are Michelle Wu’s 2013 supporters going to hold the Linehan vote against her come 2015? How can she repair the […]

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Q&A #6: Oh, All Those 2013 Boston Election Votes

Via email, “Kim” asks: My head is still spinning from all of the elections in 2013.  How many did we have (in Mass., but especially […]

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It’s Ask Bernstein Anything Day!

“It is not every question that deserves an answer,” Publius wrote. I disagree! (Although I do think Proverbs is onto something with “Answer a fool […]

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Bill Linehan Elected As New City Council President

It didn’t happen without a fight—and some hissing from the crowd—but following an 8 to 5 vote during the first meeting of 2014, Bill Linehan […]

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Wu Do You Love?

You might be surprised to hear this, but historically there is very little evidence that significant numbers of the electorate will alter their vote based […]

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Here Are The Winners of the 2013 Boston Political Awards

Last week, I asked you to vote for the 2013 Massachusetts political award winners. Now it’s time for the results—and my thoughts. I am in […]

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The More The City Council Changes, The More It Stays The Same

Boston doesn’t do change very well (as I mentioned in my post on the mayoral election). That showed in Tuesday’s City Council elections, which were […]

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Live Boston Election Results: Marty Walsh Is The Next Mayor

Welcome to election night in Boston! where we find out whether Marty Walsh or John Connolly will succeed Tom Menino as Boston’s next mayor. Voters […]

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Boston Voters Think All The Candidates Are Great

I love everybody—and so do Boston voters, apparently. The new Suffolk/Herald poll finds that no more than 16 percent view any of the citywide candidates […]

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Insiders Poll: Marty Walsh Will Be Boston’s Next Mayor

You’ve got to hand it to my anonymous Boston political insiders—they’ve been uncannily accurate in predicting this year’s results (at least, in the aggregate). When […]