Tag Archives: Speaker of the House

Dimasi Indicted!

(Biggest story of the week – promoted by Garrett) Boston Globe Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi and three associates have been indicted for a scheme in which DiMasi allegedly used his influence to steer state computer software contracts to a Canadian company, according to court records. DiMasi was charged with conspiracy, honest services mail fraud, aiding and abetting,…

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Look At Me, I’m Bob DeLeo

( – promoted by Garrett) In today’s Op-Ed piece in the Globe, Bob DeLeo comes off as intellectually dishonest and defensive. He makes the following opening statement: IN THE few months I have been speaker, the Massachusetts House has done what many thought it was incapable of doing: Amid a global economic downturn and statewide fiscal crisis, the House has…

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Another Shoe Drops on DiMasi

( – promoted by Cool Cal) So now we discover that Sal DiMasi’s personal accountant and private lender wasn’t just working for the ticket scalpers — he was working for Cognos, the subject of the other scandal nibbling at Sal’s freedom. Also in on the deal was Sal’s long-time law associate, Steve Topazio. Software company Cognos ULC hired House Speaker…

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