MEDFORD  — Today, Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll endorsed Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn in her bid to continue serving the city of Medford.

I am so honored to receive the endorsement of Governor Healey and Lt. Governor Driscoll,” said Mayor Lungo-Koehn. “This administration knows the importance of local leaders who are ready and willing to work in partnership to tackle the tough challenges ahead. I am running for reelection to continue to deliver leadership that gets results for the people of Medford.”

“Mayor Lungo-Koehn has taken on the tough challenges and delivered for the people of Medford. Lieutenant Governor Driscoll and I are proud to endorse Mayor Lungo-Koehn and her work to create jobs and make Medford a more affordable, equitable place for all“ said Governor Healey.

“Mayor Lungo-Koehn has led the Get Stuff Done wing of government in Medford and is a critical partner for me and Governor Healey in moving Massachusetts forward,” said Lieutenant Governor Driscoll. “I’ve been honored to work alongside Mayor Lungo-Koehn as a colleague and as Lieutenant Governor as she’s tackled vital challenges and opportunities, from housing and affordability to sustainable growth and smart fiscal management. She’s more than earned another term in office, I’m proud to endorse her and I can’t wait to get to work with her throughout the campaign ahead.”

Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn is a lifelong Medford resident and was sworn into Office as the 32nd Mayor of Medford, on January 5th, 2020. During her tenure, Mayor Lungo-Koehn prioritized transparency, accountability, and working hard to ensure that the people of Medford got real results. She has tackled tough issues from navigating the COVID-19 pandemic to keep residents and city employees safe and healthy while we worked to reopen to developing Medford’s first comprehensive multi-year Capital Improvement Plan and launching a community-driven Comprehensive Plan process to create a 30 year vision for our future. 

Additionally, during her tenure, Medford finalized a Housing Production Plan and proposed an affordable housing trust so residents can afford to stay in Medford, put plans in motion to redevelop three municipal lots to revitalize Medford Square, funded critical city projects, including the removal of more than half of the 500 tree stumps from our sidewalks and repair work for over 94 streets this year, and reworked the City’s budget process, receiving the City’s first Distinguished Budget Award in the process.