Ayanna Pressley

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City Councilors to Massport and FAA: Plane Noise is ‘Unbearable’

Much to the frustration of Jamaica Plain residents and those in other Boston neighborhoods, there has been a noticeable increase in airplane noise in recent months. Several Boston city councilors recently wrote a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration and Massport to express their own concerns, as well as their constituents’ reported vexation. (more…) Continue Reading →

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City Councilors: Employers Shouldn’t Use Credit Checks to Discriminate

Two Boston City Councilors have proposed an ordinance to prevent employment discrimination based on credit checks. District 4 City Councilor Andrea Campbell and At-Large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley cosponsored the proposed ordinance that will be discussed on Sept. 29 in a public hearing. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Councilor Pressley Leading Discussion on Boston Public School Cuts at Doyle’s

As Boston Public School students protest budget cuts to their schools, elected officials are also trying to fight for public schools. On Tuesday night At-Large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley will lead a community conversation at Doyle’s Cafe in Jamaica Plain to discuss Boston Public Schools budget cuts, unified enrollment and the continued expansion of charter schools. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Ayanna Pressley Pledges Support for Matt O’Malley as Boston City Council President

City Councilors Matt O'Malley, left, and Ayanna Pressley

There is already talk about three Boston City Councilors vying to become the next city council president — with one being District 6 City Councilor Matt O’Malley. And O’Malley already has the public support of one sitting city councilor — Ayanna Pressley. (more…) Continue Reading →

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What Happens If An At-Large City Councilor Leaves? Murphy Could Be Back

Here’s an interesting tidbit about the Boston City Charter. If one of the four at-large city councilors were to leave his or her position, the candidate who finished fifth in the election, if willing and eligible, would become the fourth at-large city councilor. (more…) Continue Reading →

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