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Boston city council. Intimidation. Citizen participation. (english)
22 Nov 2003
Boston city council. Intimidation. Citizen participation.
a. Boston city council intimidates people from greater participation
in local government.
b. Notices of public hearings are worded in a manner so as to intimidate
people from attending the public hearings.

c. Wording of the notices is in not plain language.

d. There is an inordinate requirement of 15 copies for submissions.

e. Subscribers to Boston city council public notices are asked to promise not
to complain about format.

f. Boston city council notices are formatted in commercial software and are
not compatible with all computers and not compatible with software used by
people with visual impairment.
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