Mayor Wu Declares a Cold Emergency in Boston for January 15

Jan. 14, 2022, — Mayor Michelle Wu has declared a cold emergency in the City of Boston for Saturday, January 15, due to the extreme cold weather that is forecasted for this time period. Mayor Wu also declared a cold advisory for Sunday, January 16 and announced cold weather safety tips as cold temperatures are… Continue reading Mayor Wu Declares a Cold Emergency in Boston for January 15

State Department Cautions US Citizens International Travel Challenges

Dec. 30, 2021 Office of the Spokesperson, US State Department International Travel Challenges During COVID-19 U.S. citizens who choose to travel internationally should be aware that they may face unexpected challenges related to COVID-19 as they attempt to return to the United States or attempt to travel from one overseas location to another.  U.S. citizens… Continue reading State Department Cautions US Citizens International Travel Challenges

Apply Now for 2022 ILF Civic Fellowship!

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 7, 2021, — The International Leadership Foundation (ILF) is now accepting applications for the Summer 2022 Civic Fellowship Program. Every year, ILF’s selection committee identifies approximately 30 outstanding Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) college students to spend 8 to 10 weeks interning at a federal agency in Washington D.C.… Continue reading Apply Now for 2022 ILF Civic Fellowship!

Michelle Wu Swears in as Mayor of Boston

Boston, November 16, 2021 — Michelle Wu was officially sworn in today as the next Mayor of the City of Boston. Mayor Wu, the first woman and first person of color to be elected Mayor of Boston, took the oath of office in the Boston City Council Chamber, just two weeks after her history-making election.

Public Citizen Applauds Fossil Free Finance Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Mondaire Jones (D-N.Y.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) today introduced the Fossil Free Finance Act, which requires the Federal Reserve to regulate financial institutions’ contributions to the climate crisis. The impacts of climate change, along with the necessary transition to a clean energy economy, pose systemic risk to… Continue reading Public Citizen Applauds Fossil Free Finance Act

MA National Guard Expands School Transportation Mission to Alleviate #DriverShortage

Boston, Sept. 17, 2021 — As part of its ongoing effort to support school-age children and their families, the Massachusetts National Guard will expand its school transportation mission to 5 additional communities. In response to requests for assistance by local government officials, the Guard will begin service in Brockton, Framingham, Holyoke, Quincy, and Woburn. This… Continue reading MA National Guard Expands School Transportation Mission to Alleviate #DriverShortage