Posted inHousing, State Government

Campbell warns municipalities MBTA zoning law not optional

MASSACHUSSETTS ATTORNEY General Andrea Campbell is wading into the MBTA communities dust-up, releasing an advisory Wednesday morning emphasizing that participating in the transit-oriented housing policy is not optional and raising the prospect of legal and financial consequences for cities or towns that decide to buck the policy. “Compliance with the MBTA Communities Zoning Law is not only […]

Posted inCriminal Justice

AG candidates fight over fundraising, credentials 

IN AN HOUR-LONG DEBATE on Wednesday, the three Democrats running for attorney general issued sharp barbs over each other’s credentials and fundraising but largely agreed on many of the substantive issues.   All three – Andrea Campbell, Shannon Liss-Riordan and Quentin Palfrey – pledged to continue to the work of current attorney general and Democratic gubernatorial […]

Posted inPolitics

In AG debate, Dems play their hands 

SHANNON LISS-RIORDAN is the only practicing lawyer who has won settlements for working people. Andrea Campbell brings a “lived experience” to the issues that her rivals don’t and now has the backing of outgoing AG and gubernatorial front-runner Maura Healey. Quentin Palfrey is the endorsed candidate of the Democratic Party and stands on the progressive […]