A group of Massachusetts mayors gathered around the State House steps on Tuesday to publicly declare their support for the ROE Act, which strives to improve abortion accessibility.
Two top aides of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh were found guilty on Wednesday of pressuring Crash Line Productions, the organizers of Boston Calling Music Festival, into hiring union workers for performances at City Hall Plaza.
Boston approved an application for a Straight Pride Parade on Wednesday, according to the Boston Globe. Super Happy Fun America, the group sponsoring the parade, said the event will be held on Aug. 31.
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Boston College ’09, announced that he will be issuing a public comment to the U.S. Department of Education to challenge the proposals to change Title IX in a press conference Wednesday afternoon. The proposals aim to redefine how sexual harassment is defined and handled at colleges.
Both candidates have similar goals in many ways, but differ on the practical steps to achieve them.
Last Friday, Mayor Marty Walsh spoke at the Immigrant and Refugee Community Forum to address the growing concerns within the Boston community regarding President Donald Trump’s statements about immigrants and religious groups.