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Massachusetts ballot Question 1 proposes that the gas tax should be indexed based on changes in inflation.

Massachusetts advocacy networks weigh in on four upcoming ballot questions

On Tuesday, registered voters in Massachusetts will hit the polls to not only vote for new […]

by and · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
On the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announces a regional effort to prepare for the effects of climate change at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Wednesday. PHOTO BY EVAN JONES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

On two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Walsh announces new climate change efforts

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced major climate change preparedness efforts Wednesday afternoon, on the two-year anniversary […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker and Democratic candidate Martha Coakley participated in a debate at WCVB-TV Studios in Needham Tuesday where they had the opportunity to ask each questions about controversial political issues. PHOTOS BY MIKE DESOCIO AND ESTHER RO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Baker, Coakley talk immigration, Ebola in final debate

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates, Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Massachusetts Attorney Gen. Martha Coakley, went head to […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh signed an executive order Thursday seeking to prevent wage theft by establishing payment certification requirements for vendors with city contracts. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY JACQUI BUSICK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh issues order protecting against wage theft in Commonwealth

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh issued an executive order Thursday requiring city-contracted vendors to certify their compliance […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker and Democratic candidate Martha Coakley participated in a debate in Worcester Monday. PHOTOS BY MIKE DESOCIO AND ESTHER RO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates debate taxes, gender equality

With less than a week before the Nov. 4 election, four of the five Massachusetts’ gubernatorial […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Hillary Rodham Clinton, Massachusetts public officials gather to support Martha Coakley

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Massachusetts public officials gather to support Martha Coakley

Boston’s Park Plaza Hotel welcomed former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Friday morning to speak […]

by and · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Taiba Zahir and Marwa Sayed (CAS ‘17) march down Newbury Street in protest of police brutality Saturday. PHOTO BY ALLIE WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Hundreds overtake Newbury Street in protest of police brutality in Ferguson

Black Lives Matter: Boston, a social justice organization, led a group of 600 to 700 peaceful […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
BU among Boston universities with lowest numbers of Hispanic and black professors

BU among Boston universities with lowest numbers of Hispanic and black professors

Boston’s City Council convened at City Hall Friday morning to deal with plans to increase diversity […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
More than 100 people gathered at Boston Common Sunday to protest against poor health care for Massachusetts residents. PHOTO BY EVAN JONES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston residents rally for national, global health care reform

Armed with signs and chants, upwards of 200 people gathered at the Boston Common Sunday morning […]

by and · October 27, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
Independent gubernatorial candidate Evan Falchuk will be on the Nov. 4 gubernatorial ballot, representing the United Independent Party, which he launched in January 2013. PHOTO COURTESY OF EVAN FALCHUK

Gubernatorial candidate Evan Falchuk sues for ability to participate in debate

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Evan Falchuk filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the sponsors of Monday night’s debate […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News