Boston City Council

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (WBZ-TV)

Mayor Walsh Vetoes Pay Raise For Boston City Councilors

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has vetoed a pay raise for city councilors.

10/24/2014

Boston City Council president Bill Linehan. (WBZ-TV)

Boston City Council Members Approve $20k Raise For Themselves

Boston City Council has approved giving itself a nearly 23 percent pay raise.

10/08/2014

(Photo by Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)

Attorney: Illegal For Boston City Council To Approve Pay Raise

Council members have not received a raise since 2006, but would not legally be able to vote on their own raise, a staff attorney said.

09/29/2014

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Keller @ Large: Boston Council President Seeks Hefty Raise For Members

The city council president asked for a 24 percent pay raise for Boston’s councilors.

WBZ-TV–09/12/2014

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Boston Puts Brakes On Haystack Parking App

A new app that allows people to find parking spaces in Boston is being shut down in response to a vote by the city council.

08/21/2014

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Boston City Council Considers Passing Bill Of Rights For College Athletes

One provision in the proposal would require schools in the city to cover athletes’ medical expenses for any sport-related injuries — for the rest of the player’s life.

07/08/2014

The recreational use of cannabis became legal under Colorado law on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Boston Holds Public Hearing On Pot Dispensaries

Boston city councilors held a public hearing to discuss the possibility of medical marijuana dispensaries setting up shop in the state’s largest city.

03/04/2014

A rendering of the originally proposed Suffolk Downs Casino. (Courtesy: Elkus Manfredi Architects)

City Council Approves East Boston-Only Vote On Suffolk Downs Casino

The Boston City Council voted Wednesday to schedule an East Boston-only vote on the Suffolk Downs casino host agreement on November 5.

09/25/2013

(Credit: Mary Blake)

Road To City Hall: 39 Candidates In Boston’s City Council Race

As hard as it’s been for Boston’s mayoral hopefuls to generate widespread interest in the September 24th Preliminary Election, it’s been even more difficult for the 39 Boston City Council Candidates.

09/23/2013

Boston City Councilor Bill Linehan. (Bill Linehan/Facebook)

Boston City Councilor To Host Annual St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast

It’s not an elected position, but it may be one of the city’s most coveted political gigs.

02/12/2013

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