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www.esquire.com
2 months ago
Boston

Have We Learned Nothing About How Protest Works?

Boston mayor Michelle Wu, previously known for her liberal and green initiatives, faced criticism for clearing out homeless encampments in the city. [ more ]
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The New Yorker
4 months ago
Boston

Boston's Mayor Makes Friends-and Enemies-with Her Focus on Housing

Michelle Wu is pursuing ambitious policies in Boston to reverse inequality and population decline.
She sees housing as the key to regrowth, focusing on initiatives like zoning changes for affordable housing and commercial storefronts. [ more ]
Boston.com
7 months ago
Boston

Wu cites 'political motive' over criticism of party for elected officials of color

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu responded to criticism over a mistaken email invitation to a holiday party for elected officials of color.
Wu downplayed the issue, saying it was leaked to the media and highlighted by national outlets due to political motivations. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Boston

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu shows off photo from 'electeds of color' holiday party after defending gathering: 'A special moment'

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu hosted a controversial 'electeds of color' holiday party, which excluded white officials.
Wu defended the party, stating that the group of 'electeds of color' has grown over time and creates space for mentorship and fellowship. [ more ]
The New Yorker
4 months ago
Boston

Boston's Mayor Makes Friends-and Enemies-with Her Focus on Housing

Michelle Wu is pursuing ambitious policies in Boston to reverse inequality and population decline.
She sees housing as the key to regrowth, focusing on initiatives like zoning changes for affordable housing and commercial storefronts. [ more ]
Boston.com
7 months ago
Boston

Wu cites 'political motive' over criticism of party for elected officials of color

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu responded to criticism over a mistaken email invitation to a holiday party for elected officials of color.
Wu downplayed the issue, saying it was leaked to the media and highlighted by national outlets due to political motivations. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Boston

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu shows off photo from 'electeds of color' holiday party after defending gathering: 'A special moment'

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu hosted a controversial 'electeds of color' holiday party, which excluded white officials.
Wu defended the party, stating that the group of 'electeds of color' has grown over time and creates space for mentorship and fellowship. [ more ]
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Boston.com
6 months ago
Boston

Wu calls critics of 'electeds of color' party 'fearmongers'

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu defends hosting a holiday party for elected officials of color.
Wu criticizes the idea that talking about racial disparities is divisive. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
6 months ago
Boston

Boston Mayor's Home Swatted on Christmas Days After She Sparked Right-Wing Fury

President Joe Biden is greeted by Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey, left, and Boston Mayor Michelle Wu as he arrives at Boston Logan International Airport to attend several campaign fundraisers, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023, in Boston.
Boston.com
8 months ago
Boston

Boston no longer pursuing inclusion in program to ban fossil fuels in new construction

Boston will not be included in a program to ban fossil fuels from new construction.
Mayor Michelle Wu received indications that Boston would not be chosen for the program.
The program aims to collect data from diverse municipalities. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 month ago
Boston

Wu pushes property tax proposal, says she has hope in Legislature

Mayor Michelle Wu defends proposal to increase commercial property taxes despite opposition. [ more ]
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