Boston City Council
Boston City Council has approved giving itself a nearly 23 percent 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.
The city council president asked for a 24 percent pay raise for Boston’s councilors.
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.
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.
Boston city councilors held a public hearing to discuss the possibility of medical marijuana dispensaries setting up shop in the state’s largest city.
The Boston City Council voted Wednesday to schedule an East Boston-only vote on the Suffolk Downs casino host agreement on November 5.
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.
It’s not an elected position, but it may be one of the city’s most coveted political gigs.
City councilors unanimously re-elected council president Stephen Murphy to a third term Monday at their first meeting of the new year.