CAPITAL Headlines - August 15, 2014

The Boston Globe





Here are highlights from Capital today:

  • Two new Mayors, two different paths: Mayors Bill De Blasio in New York and Marty Walsh in Boston both campaigned on a message of economic populism. City Hall reporter Andrew Ryan reports.
  • 'Economic development' bill? Not exactly: The amount of spending in new economic development legislation is probably too small to have a meaningful impact on our economy. Policy writer Evan Horowitz explains.
  • For Democrats, a lack of sizzle this summer: Political Intelligence columnist Jim O'Sullivan says that four weeks before the Sept. 9 Democratic primary for governor, multiple factors have created the prospect of turnout that day that’s anything but robust.