Andrea Campbell takes note of a Globe story about Kim Janey setting up a campaign swag store:
Doesn't bother District 5 (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale) Councilor Ricardo Arroyo, though: He's backing Janey (as is his dad, Felix):
She has been a strong progressive partner in the work we have done to address racial and systemic inequities in both of her roles, and I know her long personal and professional track record of doing the same.
John Barros opposes rent control, says the answer is deed restricted affordable housing.
Michelle Wu was endorsed by the Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund. "Michelle Wu tackles the climate crisis not as a standalone issue, but at its intersection with the economy, public health, justice, transportation, and more," fund Executive Director Clare Kelly says.
For now, Lydia Edwards is still running for re-election as the District 1 (East Boston, North End, Charlestown) city councilor this fall. But the Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports she's thinking about running for the state-senate seat Joe Boncore could soon be giving up to become a lobbyist.
The Scope interviews Winnie Eke of West Roxbury, one of three candidates who want to replace Matt O'Malley in District 6 (West Roxbury, JP, Mission Hill and a smidge of Roslindale). The Scope also interviews Leon Rivera, running for the District 7 (Roxbury) seat Kim Janey gave up to become acting mayor.
The Dorchester Reporter rounds up candidate positions in District 4 (Dorchester, Mattapan, Roslindale), the seat Andrea Campbell is giving up to run for mayor.