Boston has become one of the first cities in the United States to have a city-wide Green New Deal, as the climate crisis seeps into the daily lives of residents. Environmental researchers, community leaders and legislators collaborate under a ticking clock in the hopes of preventing Boston's neighborhoods from submerging.
The Center of Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) shows an increase of almost 10% in youth turnout across the country. Young people as defined by those between 18-29 years old, made up 14%, 15%, and 21% of the voting population in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Georgia respectively, and their overwhelming support for Biden helped secure his victory by a razor-thin margin.
In August, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health released a statement requiring all students attending college in Massachusettts to receive the influenza vaccination annually.