Daily News Roundup - July 2, 2015

JP Meeting

JP Gives Hostile Reception to Olympics (JP Gazette)

#Boston2024 Public Meeting June 30, 2015 (NECIR Storify)

Boston 2024 Meeting in Jamaica Plain Draws Passionate Crowd (Jamaica Plain News)

Boston 2024 and the Olympic Vision of Columbia Point (WGBH News)

Economist Zimbalist: Olympic Funding Flaws, Smoke And Mirrors, And Cannabalizing Non-Profit Monies (WGBH News)

USOC 'Focused Exclusively' on Boston, But L.A. Bid Backers Remain Hopeful (Boston Herald)

Editorial Cartoon: Olympics Makeover (Boston Globe)

Jon Keller: Boston 2024 Olympic Bid Improved, But Financial Risk Still a Concern for Taxpayers (CBS Local)

Insurance Plan Won't Cover Every Risk (Boston Globe)

Olympics Bid Amounts to a Sales Pitch (Boston Globe)

Boston 2024 Panel's Widett Circle Plan Carries a Huge Risk (Boston Globe)

Newton Meeting

Boston 2024 Brings Its Olympic Campaign to Boston College (Boston Globe)

No Charrettes for Newton? (Storify)

The Corporate Consultant Working for Free to Kill the Boston Olympics (Huffington Post)

Boston's Olympics Promise to Pay $128mn in Insurance Not Enough, Experts Say (Insurance Business America)

Between the Lines: Keep the Olympics out of Boston (Valley Advocate)

New Plan Lets Games Talks Begin (Boston Globe) It's Leung, so no need to read it. But the correction is just so perfect: "Clarification: An earlier version of this column underestimated potential cost overruns for Boston’s Olympic bid based on an Oxford University study."

Lessons from Other Host Cities

What the Abandoned Venues from the 2004 Athens Olympics Look Like Now (Business Insider)

TBT: Questions Swirl Around Perceived Olympics Shortfall (NBC Chicago)

#JamaicaPlain #Newton #AndrewZimbalist #ColumbiaPoint #OlympicVillage #LA2024 #Insurance #NoBostonOlympics #Publicmoney #Costoverruns #WidettCircle #Taxbreaks #Athens2004 #Chicago2016 #FinancialGuarantee

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