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Healey Holds Commanding Lead Over Diehl in Massachusetts Governor’s Race

Two weeks after the Massachusetts state primary, Maura T. Healey ’92 appears to be the governor-in-waiting.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

New Cambridge City Manager Huang Taps Acting Deputy City Manager

Cambridge's new city manager Yi-An Huang '05 tapped former acting city manager Owen O'Riordan for the position of deputy city manager.

Maura T. Healey ’92 & Geoffrey G. Diehl
Politics

Trump-Backed Diehl to Face Healey in Race for Mass. Governor; Campbell Clinches Dem AG Nomination

Andrea J. Campbell became the first Black woman to clinch a Democratic nomination for a Massachusetts statewide office on Tuesday, beating labor attorney Shannon E. Liss-Riordan ’90 in the party’s primary for attorney general.

State House
College

Candidates Make Final Push Ahead of Massachusetts Primaries — Including at Harvard

On the final weekend ahead of the Massachusetts state primaries on Tuesday, State Senator Eric P. Lesser ’07 returned to his old stomping grounds.

College

Democratic Attorney General Race Takes Center Stage as Mass. Primary Nears

With Massachusetts voters set to head to the polls Tuesday for a statewide primary election, the Democratic race for attorney general has emerged as one of the most competitive contests in the state, with a pair of high-profile progressives seeking to replace Maura T. Healey ’92, who is running for governor.

Allston and Charles River
Allston

Developers Pitch New Allston Yards Project Proposal at BPDA Meetings

The developers behind a proposed project at 52 Everett St. in Allston pitched their plans to build a new housing project at meetings hosted by the Boston Planning and Development Agency over the last two weeks.

Joe Kahn Cropped
Alumni

Joe Kahn ’87, Former Crimson President, to Serve as Executive Editor of the New York Times

More than 36 years after he was elected president of The Harvard Crimson, Joseph F. Kahn ’87 is set to take over another storied American journalism institution: the New York Times.

William F. Lee
Race

Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow Bill Lee Discusses Affirmative Action Lawsuit at EDIB Forum

Harvard Corporation Senior Fellow William F. Lee ’72 discussed the lawsuit challenging Harvard’s race-conscious admissions policies during an event at the University’s first-ever Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Forum on Wednesday.

Danielle Allen Campaign Launch
FAS

Danielle Allen, Set to Return to Harvard, Debriefs Her Run for Governor

Following her recent campaign for Governor of Massachusetts, Harvard Government professor Danielle S. Allen is set to return to as director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Danielle Allen Campaign Launch
City Politics

Harvard Professors Discuss Black History at Cambridge Forum Event

Harvard Professor Danielle S. Allen, who unsuccessfully ran for governor of Massachusetts, spoke at a panel on Black history at the Cambridge Forum on Monday.

IOP Forum
IOP

First Black Female POW Shoshana Johnson Discusses Veterans Issues At IOP Event

Retired U.S. Army Specialist Shoshana N. Johnson, who was America’s first Black female prisoner of war, discussed veterans' issues at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Thursday night.

Boston City Hall
Harvard in the City

PILOT Action Group Hosts Forum to Call on Tax-Exempt Institutions to Invest in Cities

The Massachusetts “Payment in Lieu of Taxes” Action Group hosted a virtual statewide forum Tuesday to discuss the group’s commitment to calling on tax-exempt institutions to invest in city development.

Danielle Allen Campaign Launch
Politics

Harvard Professor Danielle Allen Suspends Campaign for Governor

Harvard Professor Danielle S. Allen announced the end of her campaign for governor of Massachusetts on Tuesday.

MBTA Fare Changes
Cambridge City Council

City Officials Advocate for More Affordable MBTA Fares

MBTA officials and municipal policymakers are considering changing fare structures to increase access to public transportation services.

Eric P. Lesser
College

Harvard Alumni Flood Race for Top Mass. Posts

Massachusetts faces the possibility of having Harvard College alumni serve simultaneously as governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general for the first time since 1894.

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