Common Ground: Michael McCormack & Tom Keady

In this episode of the Common Ground, show host Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins interviews Michael McCormack, former Boston City Councilor; and Tom Keady, Vice President of Governmental & Community Affairs for Boston College. During this special one-hour program, they discuss the work of new City of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s administration, the 2024 Olympics bid and the evolving role played by Boston City Council. In the second half of the show, they discuss the status of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by reflecting upon our new leaders and theirduties. Among the subjects highlighted are: Governor Baker and his cabinet picks, the MBTA, the budget, Attorney General Maura Healey, and Treasurer Deb Goldberg. They conclude with a discussion about the upcoming Presidential race in 2016 with a focus on potential Democratic candidates U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren and Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in addition to other topics.

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Apr 1, 2015