“If passed, it will be the most consequential environmental initiative that the city has passed, possibly ever.”
Boston City Council
“This incumbent has never been about action."
Take outgoing District 5 Councilor Tim McCarthy, who has historically had bad positions on cannabis, endorsed Gov. Charlie Baker in 2018, and often suffers from the same Caucasian derangement syndrome as the governor.
This is not the first time BCGEU-UAW has caught the attention of the Boston City Council, which passed the Resolution Affirming the Rights of Graduate Student Workers to Organize for Fair Working Conditions in April to specifically call out BC’s treatment of their graduate student workers.
“We put our necks out there to invest ourselves emotionally, physically, monetarily into everything that surrounds us because we wanna make it beautiful, and then the second it actually becomes beautiful is the second that people want to turn it into something else."
"As a public defender, I saw the effects of criminalizing marijuana."
Transit policy has historically focused on expansion through suburban systems—serving White and wealthier constituents more reliably than those living in inner cities.
Hundreds of Roxbury residents speak out against displacement at landmark hearing
The vast majority of those 153 licenses will be restricted to seven historically underserved Boston neighborhoods: Roxbury, Mattapan, Dorchester, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill and East Boston.