This week Under Callie Crossley’s radar:
Massachusetts has launched a historic line of top leaders with Maura Healy as governor and Kim Driscoll as lieutenant governor. Some think Driscoll could recast the traditionally obscure role.
Meanwhile, the US House of Representatives has been in turmoil over the election of Republican Kevin McCarthy as Speaker.
And as the state legislature concluded its final session, lawmakers sought to pass a slew of bills, including one aimed at addressing the widespread theft of catalytic converters.
And a lot more happened during an hour with professors of popular politics.
Find out more about their analysis on their blog.
Erin O’BrienAssociate Professor of Political Science at UMass Boston
Jerrold DuquetteAssociate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Public Administration Degree Program at Central Connecticut State University
Shannon JenkinsAssociate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, UMass Dartmouth, and Professor of Political Science.