Following the June 18th Boston City Council At-Large Forum, many of the candidates submitted overviews of their policies for some of the city’s most pressing challenges. We asked about inequality, homelessness, environmental sustainability, institutional inclusion, and the city’s PILOT program. Here’s how the candidates replied.
“Mass. lawmakers have two bosses, heed one (hint: it’s not the voters)”
In his June 8th Letter to Editor (Boston Globe), Ward 4 Vice Chair Jonathan Cohn points to the consequences of over-centralized power in the state legislature. The inertia on Beacon Hill is “worsening…with few bills, few votes, and almost