Mayor Walsh Keeps Promise and Announces Formation of Ethics Committee

Boston, April 10, 2014, — Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today the formation of an Ethics Committee, which will be tasked with reviewing any relevant changes to the City’s Ethics Policy, implementing a new Statement of Financial Interest for all City employees, creating continuing education programs around ethics issues, and analyzing existing practices and procedures. […]

Harvard Report Examines Response to Boston Marathon Bombing Events

Cambridge Mass., April 4, 2014, -– One year after two homemade bombs exploded along the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three, injuring dozens and traumatizing an entire city, jurisdictions both here and abroad remain on high alert to the possibility of similar unexpected, complex and potentially deadly events in their own backyard. A […]

Boston to Receive $18 Million Funding from FEMA

Boston, March 21, 2014 — This week Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that Boston will receive $18 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency, representing a 2.47% increase from last year’s funding award. The funds will be used to support ongoing and future homeland security initiatives through […]