Mayor Menino Releases Results of Innovation District Jobs Report

Mayor Thomas M. Menino today released results of an Innovation District jobs report showing more than 200 new companies and 4,000 new jobs have moved to the District since it was launched in January 2010. The growth is spread across a variety of business sectors with a diverse range of small, mid-scale, and large companies. Innovation District expansion will continue with more than 2,500 new jobs already announced. Today’s report (attached) was developed in coordination with the Boston Redevelopment Authority and details Innovation District job growth and companies arriving since 2010. Continue reading

Senate race heats up between Brown and Warren

As the Massachusetts senate election approaches on Nov. 6, it promises to be a close race between incumbent Sen. Scott Brown (R) and his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren.

Brown promises to be an “independent thinker,” while Warren champions the middle class and families. The two agreed on no third-party ads, but the tone of the race has gotten personal. Brown has disparaged Warren’s claims to Cherokee heritage and record in asbestos litigation. Warren has taken Brown to task for his voting record, which including voting against three jobs bills because they included tax increases. Continue reading