Statement from Councilor Ayanna Pressley in Support of Olympic Bid 1.0 Subpoena

“I support Councilor Jackson’s subpoena motion. If it comes for a vote before the Council today, I will be voting in the affirmative. This is the right action, at the right time. It’s common sense. There are still holes that remain in bid 2.0 about the financing of the Olympics; the information obtained from the subpoena may be the breadcrumb trail that leads us to better understand the rationale, as well as the financial commitments. The bottom line is, as an elected official, I have a fiduciary responsibility. I’m not a venture capitalist; I don’t get to play start up … Continue reading