Are Massachusetts Cities Slowing Development?

Gov. Mitt Romney criticized Massachusetts cities for obstructing efforts to build housing and commercial projects.
October 22, 2003, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Gov. Mitt Romney blasted Massachusetts cities and towns yesterday for putting a ''stranglehold'' on the state's economy by thwarting efforts to build housing and commercial projects.""Romney's comments drew fire from City Hall, where Mayor Thomas M. Menino has long touted his commitment to housing creation. "This is another example where the governor demonstrates the failure to understand the issue of housing,' said Menino spokesman Seth Gitell."

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Published on Saturday, October 18, 2003 in Boston Herald
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