The Somerville Fair Housing Commission compiled a Fair Housing questionnaire for mayoral and City Council candidates to respond to. The Somerville Wire will be publishing the completed questionnaire in a six part series. The fourth is included below.
NUCLEAR DECISIONS: THE ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUE DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES DON’T ALL AGREE ON
“Right now, we just don’t know what to do with nuclear waste. It lasts 100,000 years … It’s shockingly toxic. We’re going to have to figure out what to do with that waste for sure. I mean, 100,000 years.”
A DISABLED REPORTER WALKS INTO A DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY EVENT…
I attended three carefully chosen events with three separate candidates over the course of 24 hours: Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders. All three candidates stood out for me because they have been more actively courting the disability vote, as compared to their peers in the candidate pool.
“HE JUST NEEDS TO GET KNOWN”: PATRICK SUPPORTERS IN NH HAVE EYES SET ON OTHER STATES
“I know his polling numbers are low. My hope is as time goes on he’s able to build some momentum and potentially be a viable candidate.”
SMALL BUT LOUD: THE GRANITE STATE’S RELIGIOUS LEFT REMINDS YOU TO VOTE
“The biggest misconception about progressive people of faith is that not wearing religion on your sleeve means it’s not important to you. Westboro Baptist Church’s faith is not more real because they scream the loudest about it.”