Podcast: Howes on mayor’s second chapter

Episode of: Daniel Howes' Weekly Essay

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Nov 11, 20173m
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Podcast: Howes on mayor’s second chapter
Nov 11 '173m
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This week, Howes says Mayor Mike Duggan’s re-election marks the end of the beginning. With state oversight likely to ease and downtown redevelopment reaching saturation, the mayor’s second term will be marked partially by how successful he is bringing that redevelopment wave to the city’s troubled neighborhoods. And, second, whether he and City Council can sustain the financial discipline imposed since the city filed for bankruptcy in 2013 once state oversight is eased. Success, or failure, on both will inform Duggan’s legacy.

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