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Boston City Council

To Ban Or Not To Ban Plastic Bags? That's Not The Best Question

Christopher Reddy | Posted 03.29.2017 | Green
Christopher Reddy

The Boston City Council this week is considering a controversial proposal that has been trending in many municipalities. It’s a proposal that has wi...

From Changing Diapers to Changing Policies

Andrea Dew Steele | Posted 05.08.2016 | Politics
Andrea Dew Steele

Recently, during a trip to Boston, I invited Emerge Massachusetts alumna and Boston City Councilwoman Michelle Wu to lunch. I was excited to meet her because I knew that her race and win were "historic"--Michelle was the youngest woman elected to the Boston City Council at 28 years old.

Samantha Lachman

EMILY's List To Present 'Rising Star' Award To Boston City Councilwoman Ayanna Pressley

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- EMILY's List, a group dedicated to electing Democratic women to office, will announce Thursday that Boston City Councilwoman Ayanna Pre...

Reasons to Be Grateful in 2013: The Women in Politics Edition

Barbara Lee | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics
Barbara Lee

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the things for which we're grateful. I try to remember this gratitude all year long, but this week is an especially important time to express it. Here, a handful of the many political women and events most deserving of a hearty "thank you."

Why I Support Government Policies and Regulations that Protect Children from Violent Entertainment

Diane Levin | Posted 10.22.2013 | Impact
Diane Levin

The passage of the recent proposal to ban children under age 18 from attending live cage fighting and mixed martial arts events in Boston would contribute to the wellbeing of children, Boston and beyond.