It’s been a busy month for the mayor of Boston.
The 69-year-old has been paddling the rivers of Massachusetts for the past month.
It sounds simple: decrease red tape and increase housing. But many municipalities worry that large, multi-family development projects would put an extra strain on their budgets and change the very fabric of their communities which makes them unique.
Renee Graham and Dante Ramos join us for our week in review panel.
Housing advocates call what’s happening in East Boston an “eviction crisis.” All this week we’ll look at what a “just cause” eviction ordinance would mean for the city.
What do evictions mean for families?
They’re reviewing a proposal to add a 1 percent surcharge onto city property taxes — which would be part of the Community Preservation Act.
Radio Boston’s Jamie Bologna says the meeting was passionate, contentious and representative of one of the greatest challenges facing Greater Boston today.
At City Hall Plaza Monday, housing advocates and protesters gathered in support of a proposal that could lead to significant changes in the city’s rental laws.
We spoke with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh about the state legislature’s opioid bill, challenges at Boston Public Schools, MBTA fare hikes and his passionate opposition to a November ballot question that would legalize marijuana in Massachusetts.
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