The government’s mismanagement of priorities and dysfunction within its coronavirus response has resulted in extreme hardship for much of the everyday population, and without serious reflection on how to help people to survive these difficult times, many more people will die preventable deaths, suffer from extreme stress, and lose out on valuable early education.
Student government presidents at the United States’ 28 Jesuit colleges and universities, as well as St. John’s College in Belize and Campion College in Canada, announced the creation of the Jesuit Student Government Alliance (JSGA) on Oct. 5.
“Everything is a part of movement … Always look to the future,” Ignacio Fletcher, UGBC executive vice presidential candidate said while he and Reed Piercey, UGBC presidential candidate, spoke on matters close to home.
“If we can figure out a way to simplify the tax code—a nonpartisan endeavor—then we will make our workforce more productive. Of course, limiting regulations and lowering taxes would also help, but with a divisive political field, simplification is one task that we can readily achieve.”
Republican governor-elect Charlie Baker is reaching across the aisle as he makes appointments for his upcoming administration.
With one year under his belt Mayor Walsh plans to move the city into the 21st century with a new emphasis on technological systems.