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Pandemic-Related Challenges for US Mayors
The 2021 annual Menino Survey of Mayors focused on a variety of pandemic related issues concerning mayors across the country, such as fiscal and economic impacts of COVID and long-term effects on residents’ mental health and learning loss among young people.
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Boston records $15.3M surplus for FY21
Despite the challenging year and financial uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Boston ended FY21 with an operating surplus of $15.3M.
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Considerations for proposed School Committee structure
Research Bureau highlights points and issues for consideration in the School Committee governance discussion.
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Support Boston’s Students: 4 School Committee Openings
Want to play a key role in decisions that can benefit thousands of students in Boston Public Schools?
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What is the Question Anyway?
The November 2nd municipal election will determine not only who will be Mayor of Boston, but also the budgetary powers of the Mayor. Ballot Question 1 Changes the Budget Powers of Boston’s Mayor.
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Research Bureau In the News

Sticker shock: The real cost of overhauling Boston’s crumbling schools
By Scott Van Voorhis | Contrarian Boston | May 15, 2022

Clock is ticking to find new Boston Public Schools superintendent
By Marie Szaniszlo | Boston Herald | April 24, 2022

Boston is leaning more on property taxes during the pandemic
By Greg Ryan | Boston Business Journal | February 7, 2022

Viewpoint: City Hall will see marked change in allocating public resources
By Pam Kocher | Boston Business Journal | January 28, 2022

Boston councilor proposes ‘Mass and Cass’ property tax break
By Greg Ryan | Boston Business Journal | February 7, 2022

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