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Boston City Panel Sets 4 More Hearings On 2024 Olympics Bid

A special City Council panel looking into the pros and cons of Boston’s bid to win the 2024 Summer Olympics will hold four more public hearings.

04/11/2015

Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu and Blaise (Photo from Paul Burton/WBZ)

Boston City Councilor Brings Baby To Work, Fights For Parental Leave

Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu comes to work every day with her hands full.

03/31/2015

Aerial view of proposed Olympic Stadium. (Image from Boston 2024)

City Councilors Raise Concerns About Boston’s Olympics Bid

The Boston City Council is holding its first hearing on the city’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics on Friday.

03/06/2015

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

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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

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