Daily News Roundup – March 4, 2015
Boston Mayor’s Early Lessons (Boston Globe) Op-ed from Scott Lehigh: “Walsh clearly got too close too quickly, with too little homework, to construction magnate John Fish’s vanity project.”
City Council Forms Committee on Olympics Bid (Boston Globe) Notably excludes Josh Zakim, who has been pushing for ballot questions and is far more engaged with the issue than his peers
John Fish, the Olympics, and Troy from the ‘Goonies’ (Dig Boston)
Boston Officials Can Woo IOC Voters But Can’t Buy Them (Boston Globe) They’ll probably still buy local pols.
On the State Legislature, where DeLeo and Rosenberg want to pay an overpriced consultant to tell them how to spend less money. Uh…
State Leaders May Hire Consultant to Review Olympics Costs (Boston Globe)
Five Take-aways from House Speaker DeLeo’s Speech Today to the Boston Chamber of Commerce (Boston Business Journal)
Olympic Consultant Would Likely Cost ‘Hundreds of Thousands’ (Boston Herald) I’m sure the overrun would extend that cost far beyond that.