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Andrea In The News - In the News | Jul 19, 2021

Owning a home in Boston is hard. Would-be mayors — all homeowners themselves — aim to make it easier

BY ANDY ROSEN, BOSTON GLOBE – As they fight to distinguish themselves in a crowded field, Boston’s mayoral hopefuls are united by a status that has eluded most of the people they seek to represent: They own their homes. In a city where two-thirds of residents are renters and housing costs are through the roof, […]
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Andrea In The News - In the News | Jul 14, 2021

BPS deliberating use of federal funds

BY YAWU MILLER, BAY STATE BANNER – Citing wait lists for summer programs and school buildings with no air conditioning, District 4 City Councilor Andrea Campbell held a press conference last Wednesday calling on the Boston Public Schools to accelerate their release of millions of dollars in federal COVID relief funding. Boston is slated to […]
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Andrea In The News - In the News | Jul 14, 2021

Campbell touts plan to ‘activate’ vacant city lots for development

BY REBECA PEREIRA, DORCHESTER REPORTER – Andrea Campbell, as she seeks to stand out in a field of five mayoral candidates, on Wednesday promoted a plan to speed up affordable housing development and close the racial wealth gap. Joined by supporters at a vacant lot at the corner of Blue Hill Avenue and Floyd Street, […]
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Andrea In The News - In the News | Jul 12, 2021

Andrea Campbell gained success despite early tragedies. As mayor, she wants to give all Bostonians the same opportunities that helped her

BY STEPHANIE EBBERT, BOSTON GLOBE – Andrea Campbell’s middle name is Joy, but she was a preternaturally serious child — so intense and purpose-driven that she had to be reminded to play, said Lois Savage, a relative who helped raise Campbell after her mother died. “She was one of those students who would get mad […]
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Andrea In The News - In the News | Jul 07, 2021

Andrea Campbell criticizes Kim Janey administration over lack of planning on schools aid as feds release cash

BY SEAN PHILIP COTTER, BOSTON HERALD – The feds released hundreds of millions of dollars in aid for Massachusetts schools — and the matter of what to do with the windfall immediately became a campaign issue in the Boston mayoral race. Boston officials have known for a couple of months that the city’s school district […]
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