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Yancey investigates Boston’s Hubway bike sharing system

Dec 11, 2012 No Comments ›› The Commisioner

Boston City Hall (December 11, 2012) – The Boston City Council’s Committee on Environment & Human Rights will hold a public hearing to investigate the City of Boston’s Hubway bike sharing system, on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 9:00 AM in the Iannella Chambers on the fifth floor of Boston City Hall. Councillor ...

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Nov 7, 2012 No Comments ›› The Commisioner

We have just been informed that moments from now, Mitt Romney will concede in Boston. He has already called President Obama and congratulated him! More to follow!! Update: Mitt Romney, in a very respectful fashion has conceded and asks GOP to support and pray for President Obama.

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Elizabeth Warren beats Scott Brown in Massachusetts Senate race

Nov 6, 2012 No Comments ›› The Commisioner

Democrat Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard Law professor who promised to battle for a struggling middle class, defeated incumbent Republican Scott Brown tonight in the Massachusetts Senate race, despite Brown’s attempts to paint himself as a one of a dying breed, a moderate New England Republican. Elizabeth Warren spoke to a voter over the phone from her ...

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U.S. President Obama attends a FEMA briefing about Hurricane Sandy as it threatens the East Coast, at FEMA headquarters in Washington

Watch: President Obama Urges that Hurricane is taken Very Seriously

Oct 28, 2012 No Comments ›› The Commisioner

President Barack Obama interrupted his re-election campaign Sunday to meet with federal emergency officials at Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters in Washington. After the briefing, he said resources were in place and warned people in the affected area not to take this storm lightly:

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Deval Patrick Declares a State of Emergency

Oct 27, 2012 No Comments ›› The Commisioner

  As Hurricane Sandy loomed closer to the northeast coast Saturday afternoon, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick declared a state of emergency in preparation for power outages, coastal flooding, and beach erosion that could rock the New England region. The Bay State will begin feeling the hurricane’s effects Sunday evening, said National Weather Service meteorologist Kim Buttrick, but ...

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Watch: Charles Yancey, Activists Favor More Change in Districts

Oct 25, 2012 No Comments ›› The Commisioner

City Councillor, Activists Favor More Change in Council Districts from Chris Lovett on Vimeo.

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Yancey and New Democracy Coalition Redistricting Press Conference

Oct 24, 2012 No Comments ›› The Commisioner

Boston City Councillor Charles C. Yancey and the New Democracy Coalition held a redistricting press conference on October 24, 2012 at Boston City Hall, which was attended by clergy, community activists, and Mattapan residents. While Yancey’s redistricting map aims to re-unite Mattapan and establish five districts of Color by uniting the predominately Asian community of Chinatown ...

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Councillor Yancey Explains His Redistricting Map

Census and Redistricting working session to be held Thursday

Oct 9, 2012 No Comments ›› The Commisioner

The Boston City Council’s Committee on Census and Redistricting will host a special redistricting working session this Thursday, October 11th, 2012 at 10:00 am in the Curley Room on the Fifth Floor of Boston City Hall. The working session, which is open to the public, will provide an opportunity to explore Boston City Councillor Charles C. Yancey’s Ordinance ...

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In Memoriam: Remembering Bruce Bolling

Sep 11, 2012 No Comments ›› The Commisioner

UPDATED:   From Councillor Yancey: Today, we lost a great statesman and leader and we will miss Bruce Bolling. Our deepest sympathy and thoughts go out to his wife Joyce his son Bruce, his brother Royal and the entire Bolling family.We wish him a peaceful journey. I treasure the time that we spent together on the city council ...

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Press Release: Boston Redistricting Plan Fails to Reunite Mattapan

Aug 22, 2012 No Comments ›› The Commisioner

Boston City Hall (August 22, 2012) – Seven Boston City Councillors today voted 7-6 in favor of Councillor Bill Linehan’s redistricting map, which fails to reunite Mattapan and which also fails to create a fifth District of Color in the City of Boston. The new map was supported by Boston City Councillors Stephen Murphy, Rob Consalvo, ...

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