An environmental group and unions covering a broad coalition of job fields, including janitors, health care workers, laborers, building trades, teachers, firefighters and municipal employees, endorse Pat Jehlen for reelection in the Second Middlesex Senate district.
State Rep. Tim Toomey has been endorsed for reelection to the 26th Middlesex District seat of the state’s House of Representatives by the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund.
The Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund said Marjorie Decker, in the 25th Middlesex District, and Jay Livingstone, in the Eighth Suffolk District, had been doing good work in the Legislature on behalf of the environment over the past two years.
State Senate candidate and Cambridge city councillor Leland Cheung has received endorsements from unions representing workers in the Second Middlesex District.
A new aide joined the office of vice mayor Marc McGovern on Monday: Jamila Bradley, former community engagement and leadership coordinator at Youth on Fire, a program of the AIDS Action Committee working with homeless youth.
The polling precinct for Ward 3, Precinct 1, previously held at the King Open School, has been relocated to the Frisoli Youth Center in the Wellington-Harrington neighborhood. The relocation will be effective as of the state primary to be held Sept. 8.
The Board of Election Commissioners seeks applications from people interested in working at polling locations throughout the city.
City councillors agreed to explore publicly funded “clean elections” in a Monday vote, a potential step toward ending the ugliness of recent municipal election seasons and a cause for division and suspicion among residents and officials.
A largely easygoing, policy-focused forum between incumbent Pat Jehlen and the challenger for her state Senate seat, Leland Cheung, became a spirited debate when the issue of charter schools was raised – bringing the only direct back-and-forth of the event.
The candidates for the Second Middlesex Senate District – incumbent Pat Jehlen and challenger Leland Cheung, a Cambridge city councillor – plan to debate Wednesday in Porter Square.