For Boston’s business community, there is a lot at stake in Tuesday’s mayoral election between candidates John R. Connolly and Martin J. Walsh.
There are literally billions of dollars in construction underway or in the pipeline within the city of Boston, as companies and residents flock to the city.
There is an array of other issues also important to employers, workers, and residents alike, including education and workforce development, property taxes, and the proposed casino at Suffolk Downs.
Over the past few months, the Globe has regularly surveyed and sent questionnaires to candidates, before and after the September mayoral primary, to gauge their views on major economic and business issues. Here are summaries of their responses:
On the future of the Boston Redevelopment Authority: Connolly, a city councilor and lawyer, and Walsh, a state representative and former local union leader, have both supported new development projects across the city.
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