Road To City Hall Part 4: A City They Love

September 20, 2013 10:50 AM
Road To City Hall Part 4: A City They Love
" BOSTON (CBS) —- After 20 years as Mayor of Boston, Tom Menino has had time to reflect on being the city’s longest serving Mayor.

Asked what he likes best about the job, he responds quickly.

“The people. They tell you their happy days and their sad days and you can do something about those problems. Mayors can act instantly on a problem. A lot of Governors and Congressmen can’t do that. Mayors can.”

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Mary Blake reports

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The 12 candidates vying to succeed Menino have been out in the neighborhoods hoping to gain traction in a wide open race. Bill Walczak has been working the casino issue.

Related: Road To City Hall Part One

“As Mayor, I will absolutely ensure that that casino is never built in East Boston and instead, we start making the plans for an Innovation District in East Boston,” he said "

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