Quantcast

Politics

Subscribe

SEIU picnic rallies troops in fight for fair wages, ballot question supporting paid sick days

SEIU organizers are engaged in the Fight for $15, a national campaign to raise wages of workers in the fast food industry, adjunct professors and other low-paid professions.

Ferguson, Missouri’s lesson on elections

Ferguson demonstrates to blacks in Boston and elsewhere that voting is not at all an idle exercise.

Are you registered?

The deadline for voting in the Massachusetts September 9 primary is Wednesday, August 20.

U.S. media fall short in covering African summit

Coverage of President Obama’s summit with African heads of state was largely absent in the U.S. news media.

Low-wage Logan workers meet with elected officials, press case for union membership, fair pay

A coalition of labor activists and Logan Airport workers met with elected officials to discuss working conditions and wages.

Dorcena Forry, Tompkins endorse Grossman for governor

State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins are throwing their weight behind state Treasurer Steve Grossman in his campaign for governor.

Boston activists march on Boston Common while Congress remains stalled on immigration reform

Local immigration supporters called on elected officials to support immigration reform. House Republicans filed legislation seeking to force the Obama administration to speed up deportations.

White lines: changing attitudes toward addiction

Increased coverage of addiction in white Massachusetts communities may have led to increased support for addiction services.

Corey Allen, Dan Cullinane vying for 12th Suffolk District seat

State Rep. Dan Cullinane and Corey Allen are front runners in the race for the 12th Suffolk District House seat.

Candidates for statewide office meet with more than 400 Roxbury-area voters at RoxVote cookout

More than 400 attended the annual RoxVote Cookout with the Candidates event. The 32 candidates who turned out for the event ranged from gubernatorial candidates to those vying for House seats.

City Council resolution passes resolution on Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building

City council resolution passes resolution on Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building

Four ballot questions for Massachusetts voters in November

Voters heading to the polls in November will have four ballot questions to consider.

Senate approves SuperPAC disclosure legislation

The Senate approves legislation requiring so-called SuperPACs to disclose donors.

Four questions on November ballot

Voters in Massachusetts have four ballot questions to consider for 2014

Walsh initiative encourages immigrant civic engagement

The Mayor’s Office is launching the New Bostonians Fellowship Program, an initiative that will support immigration integration in the Boston community.