Boston City Council Passes Revised Budget; Critics Say Police Funds Still Too High The Boston City Council has passed a revised budget by a narrow margin of 8-5 that reallocates some police funds, but some council critics say does not meet the moment amid calls for police defunding and structural change.
Keller @ Large: Walsh On Economic 'Uncertainty And Unpredictability' Caused By CoronavirusMayor Marty Walsh said there as a great deal of “uncertainty and unpredictability” surrounding how the economy will rebound following the coronavirus pandemic.
Walsh Declares Racism Public Health Crisis; Wants 20% Of Boston Police OT Budget ReallocatedBoston Mayor Marty Walsh proposed $12 million, or 20% of the police overtime budget be reallocated.
Protesters March To 'Defund Police' In BostonBoston Mayor Marty Walsh was asked about calls to defund the city's police department.
Walsh: Boston Playgrounds, Splash Pads Can Reopen June 15Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said Wednesday that city playgrounds and splash pads will open for the summer on June 15 with coronavirus precautions.
Boston Adds Additional $4.1 Million To Fund Youth Summer Jobs Due To Coronavirus ImpactThe City of Boston announced that it will increase funding by $4.1 million in order to provide 8,000 youth jobs and other engagement opportunities over the summer.
Boston Holds 8 Minute, 46 Second Moment Of Silence In Memory Of George FloydMayor Marty Walsh and other Boston city employees were among those who paused for an 8 minute, 46 second moment of silence in memory of George Floyd’s death.
Walsh: Time To 'Listen And Learn' About Pain Caused By George Floyd MurderBoston Mayor Marty Walsh urged people to listen to their black neighbors and learn about their experiences in the aftermath of George Floyd's death.
Walsh Calls Boston Riots, Looting 'An Attack On Our City And Its People'Boston Mayor Marty Walsh responded to violence and looting in the city following a George Floyd protest.
Mayor Walsh Explains Why Protests Were Allowed During Coronavirus PandemicBoston Mayor Marty Walsh addressed why he allowed thousands of protesters to converge in Boston during the coronavirus pandemic.
Protests Begin At Boston City Hall In Response To Death Of George FloydA crowd of protesters gathered at City Hall Plaza in Boston on Sunday in response to the death of George Floyd.