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Mayor Walsh creates ethics committee for Hub policies

To analyze the current practices and procedures associated with the city’s Ethics Policy, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh implemented the Ethics Committee to review relevant changes and implement new programs. The committee will enact a new Statement of Financial Interest for city employees and make changes to education programs pertaining to ethics issues, among other responsibilities. […]

Kayyem leads in College Democrats poll by 39.5 percent

Although a recent WBUR poll has shown Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley leading the polls against her Republican opponent Charlie Baker, Democratic candidate Juliette Kayyem won the plurality of votes in a student straw poll at Smith College in Northampton. The two-day College Democrats of Massachusetts convention took place between April 5 and 6 and […]

Gubernatorial candidates share views at LGBTQ forum

In the days following the Massachusetts Republican Party’s endorsement of gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker, the eight other declared candidates for governor met at a forum at Boston Public Library Tuesday to speak about the issues currently facing the Commonwealth’s LGBTQ community. “As goes Massachusetts, so goes the nation and hopefully the world,” said Kara Coredini, executive director […]

MassGOP endorses Charlie Baker for governor, Fisher contests voting process

Following Saturday’s Republican state convention, where the Massachusetts Republican Party endorsed gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker, Mark Fisher, a small business owner fighting for the Republican nomination for governor, is seeking legal representation against MassGOP for allegedly not following convention rules. At the convention, which took place at Boston University’s Agganis Arena, Baker received 2,095 of […]

Election reform bill will increase voter turnout, officials say

In hopes of spurring an increase in voter turnout, an election reform bill is moving through the State House that would ensure early voting, online voter registration and pre-registration for 16 and 17-year-olds in Massachusetts. Under the new law, there would be an early voting period beginning 10 days before Election Day and ending two […]