Former Alderman Joyce Craig Launches Second Bid For Manchester Mayor

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Former Manchester Alderman Joyce Craig is making another bid for mayor of the state's largest city. The Democrat announced her candidacy Thursday. Craig first ran for mayor in 2015, losing by just 64 votes to Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas. Speaking NHPR's Morning Edition, Craig says she would bring a new approach to some of the issues facing the city. “On the opioid epidemic, we have a number of service providers in the city that need to work better together to provide the services the residents of Manchester need,” she said. “So that’s something that a strong leader in Manchester who knows what’s going on could do.” Craig was particularly critical of the recent budget proposal put forth by Gatsas, claiming that it would lead to fewer police officers...

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