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Community Preservation Act Hits 5-year Mark in Boston
Impact of CPA in Boston: 5 years of housing, open space and recreation, and historic preservation.
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New Budgetary Process Comes with Challenges & Opportunities
First-year results of Boston's new budget process
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Veterans Day 2022
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Two Seats Open on the Boston School Committee
Apply by November 22, 2022, for 2 open positions on the Boston School Committee.
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Mayor Wu Should Veto 20% Pay Raises for Elected Officials
The City Council approved a salary increase of 20.8% for both the Mayor and City Council, rejecting the Mayor’s proposed increase of 11.1%. The Mayor has until October 27th to approve or reject the City Council’s proposed 20.8% increase.
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Research Bureau In the News

Council’s cooler heads should halt unwarranted pay grab
Wu was right to veto a raise that would set a high bar for future collective bargaining agreements.
The Editorial Board | The Boston Globe | October 19, 2022

Boston budget watchdog: Wu should veto council’s extra salary hike
By Sean Philip Cotter | Boston Herald | October 15, 2022

City Council votes in favor of salary increases for mayor, councilors — bumping pay higher than Mayor Wu proposed
By Danny McDonald | The Boston Globe | October 5, 2022

Boston city councilors vote to give themselves 20% pay hike — $10,000 more than originally proposed
By Sean Philip Cotter | Boston Herald | October 5, 2022

Shattuck Awards honor service to Boston
By Camilo Fonseca | The Boston Globe | September 25, 2022

2022 Shattuck Awards recognize 13 Boston civic leaders
By Boston Herald Staff | Boston Herald | September 24, 2022

With upcoming leadership transition, what’s next in the effort to diversify the Boston Fire Department?
By Danny McDonald | The Boston Globe | June 25, 2022

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