Boston City Council Discusses Right to Free Petition

In the March 1, 2017 meeting of the Boston City Council, Councilors Discussed proposed legislation that would require the Council to hold a public hearing on the subject of any group petition signed by 250 or more residents.

The measure was introduced by Boston City Council President Michelle Wu and Signed on to by Councilors George, Jackson, Campbell and Pressley. Councilor Linehan who represents District 2 voiced opposition. The measure now goes to the Committee of Government Operations. Starts at 1:06.

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