Tag Archives: Tim Murray

Five Things: Tech Tax Roundtables, Tim Murray’s $10K personal fine, Nate Little Resigns and more

Tech Tax Roundtables The Massachusetts Republican Caucuses have held their series of Tech Tax Roundtables and have been getting very good press coverage.  Here’s a roundup. Mike Ryan, who declined to name the company for which he works, said software and technology companies could relocate because the tax is hurting their businesses. Start-up companies may look elsewhere, he said. “If…

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Press to Patrick/Murray: Can You Hear Us Now?

I went “paperless” on all my bills a long time ago. So, like Patrick Administration, I do not receive itemized cell phone bills. But if I find myself needing to check out the particulars on my usage for any given month, day or hour – dating back to day 1 of my Verizon Wireless contract – all the specific info…

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Why So Secretive Mr Zimini

 Another unreported fact in the whole Tim Murray, Mike McLaughlin, John Zimini affair is that for a long period of time after getting his new job at MassHousing, Zimini was very secretive with his constituents in Dracut.  As the Boston Globe has reported a few years ago Tim Murray, at Mike McLaughlin’s request got his friend John Zimini a job…

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Lowell Sun Expose on Mike McLaughlin

The Lowell Sun published a lengthy expose on Tim Murray’s phone pal Mike McLaughin in today’s paper.  It shows a man who exerted a great deal of power behind the scenes in his hometown of Dracut.  A man who didn’t take no for an answer.  It also reiterates that he used Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray to accomplish his designs.  From…

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Will Murray’s McLaughlin Problem Take Down Colleen Garry?

Before Tim Murray’s phone tag buddy Mike McLaughlin became a household name for his $360K housing authority salary, he was at the center of a town scandal in Dracut.  A scandal that involves Deval Patrick’s appointment of an alleged McLaughlin ally to the Dracut Housing Authority.  Colleen Garry is seen as a central player on McLaughlin’s side in the controversy…

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Broadside Appearance to Talk About Tim Murray:”McLaughlin Didn’t Appoint Housing Authority Members”

I was on Broadside with Jim Braude last night for two segments.  The first was talking about the presidential primary.  The second followed Sean Murphy of the Boston Globe’s explanation of his investigation.  I made one point that is being lost by those that say Tim Murray did nothing wrong, that this is all McLaughlin’s fault.  The point is, Mike…

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