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Jon Mitchell has been mayor of New Bedford, Mass., since January 2012. Earlier in his career, he served as a federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C., prosecuting both violent-crime cases in the District of Columbia and major white-collar-crime cases across the country, and as assistant U.S. attorney in Boston, prosecuting cases involving white-collar crime, firearms, narcotics, environmental crime and public corruption.

Mitchell graduated from Harvard University with a degree in economics and received his law degree from George Washington University. He served six years in the Army National Guard.

March 15, 2018

Harnessing the Offshore Wind Energy Opportunity

It's about to happen on a large scale along our coasts, and governments need to be working to make the most of it.