How Will Boston Mayoral Candidates Fund Campaign Promises?

October 28, 2013 9:47 PM
How Will Boston Mayoral Candidates Fund Campaign Promises?
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" BOSTON (CBS) — In the race for mayor of Boston, the candidates are making plenty of promises about improving programs and services.

But what about footing the bill for their vision?

John Connolly and Marty Walsh both claim they’ll be on the lookout for new funding sources and more efficient ways of using the money the city already has.

But when it comes to new revenue sources, both men are more adamant about what they won’t do than what they will do.

Connolly says he wants to see every police officer get real community training.

Walsh says he wants to get more officers on bicycles in neighborhoods.

On crime and other issues, both candidates have repeatedly called for new programs and new spending while saying little about how they’ll pay for it "

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