Post Tagged with: "Massachusetts"

City

City councilors and residents debated a proposal to allow all citizens to freely being petitions to City Council. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons.
City councilors and residents debated a proposal to allow all citizens to freely being petitions to City Council. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons

City Council debates proposal for free public petitions

Boston city councilors proposed a non-discriminatory ordinance that would encourage people of all ages, voter abilities and citizenship statuses to bring petitions to the City Council.

by × April 19, 2017 × 3 comments

Opinion

News illustration by Ryan Grewal
News illustration by Ryan Grewal

Cartoon: A governor excluded

by × April 6, 2017 × 5 comments

City

Protestors gather in front of the state house to urge Gov. Baker to make Massachusetts a sanctuary state for undocumented immigrants. / File photo by Ryan Grewal
Protesters gather in front of the state house to urge Gov. Baker to make Massachusetts a sanctuary state for undocumented immigrants. / Photo by Ryan Grewal

Protesters rally to make Massachusetts a sanctuary state

Protesters called for Massachusetts to refuse to cooperate with federal immigrations officers and to defend undocumented immigrants living in the state.

by × March 22, 2017 × 2 comments

City

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said people need to become politically active to resist Trump's policies at the local level. / Photo by Suma Hussien
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey speaks to Malden residents about opposing Trump at the local level. / Photo by Suma Hussien

Massachusetts attorney general calls for local opposition to Trump

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey harshly criticized President Donald J. Trump’s travel ban and encouraged people to become active in local politics.

by × March 22, 2017 × 0 comments

campus

State rep. focuses on constituency, education in discussion with NU Democrats

State rep. focuses on constituency, education in discussion with NU Democrats

The opinions of constituents come first for newly-elected Massachusetts State Rep. Chynah Tyler, something she emphasized during a discussion with Northeastern students Tuesday night in Kariotis Hall.

by × February 22, 2017 × 1 comment

Crime Log

CRIME LOG: JAN. 9 – JAN. 16

Crimes reported to the Northeastern University Police Department from Monday, Jan. 9 to Sunday, Jan. 16.

by × January 19, 2017 × 0 comments

City

Massachusetts votes blue in statewide races

Massachusetts votes blue in statewide races

On Election Day, as Republicans won the presidency and took majorities in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, Massachusetts voted blue for every office on the ballot.

by × November 10, 2016 × 5 comments

City

How can Massachusetts college students register to vote?

How can Massachusetts college students register to vote?

The Massachusetts deadline for eligible citizens to register to vote in the presidential election is one week away—but how can students register to vote?

by × October 13, 2016 × 1 comment

Editorials, Opinion

Editorial: Massachusetts voters should understand ballot measures

Editorial: Massachusetts voters should understand ballot measures

While all eyes are on the national presidential election, with most political analyses focusing on Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump – with the occasional bone thrown to Jill Stein or Gary Johnson – big things are brewing in local politics. Four ballot measures are slated to appear on the Massachusetts ballot on Nov. 8, according to Ballotpedia.

by × October 6, 2016 × 1 comment

City, Featured Content

Governor Baker signs ridesharing regulations

Governor Baker signs ridesharing regulations

By Callie Marsalisi, news correspondent Uber, Lyft and other ridesharing companies will now be transportation options for passengers traveling to and from Logan International Airport (LIA). A bill passed by Massachusetts legislators on July 31 and signed by Governor Charlie Baker on Aug. 5 will enable ridesharing companies statewide to pick […]

by × August 10, 2016 × 2 comments