Tag Archives: Marty Meehan

Hack of the Day: Patti McCafferty

There was good news and bad news from my alma mater today.  The good news? The River Hawks Chiefs beat Vermont to advance to the Hockey East semifinals.  The bad news.  Marty Meehan’s at it again.   When Marty took over the University of Massachusetts Lowell he kept on staff of his former congressional aides, Patti McCafferty.  Marty gave Ms.…

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Rep. Capuano & former Rep. Meehan Allegedly Sought Earmarks for Fed Raided Lobbying Firm

( – promoted by DD4RP) http://www.bostonherald.com/ne… Rep. Michael Capuano and former Rep. Marty Meehan are among those on a list of House members who allegedly sought earmarks in a Pentagon spending bill for clients of a controversial lobbying firm recently raided by the feds. The FBI is reportedly probing campaign contributions involving the lobbying firm PMA Group, whose founder is…

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UML Lays Off Louis DiNatale, Finally

UMass Lowell on Friday had a large layoff.  Of those laid off was ethically challenged yet politically connected pollster Louis DiNatale.  The Lowell Sun is reporting about the layoff. DiNatale, earning $162,318 a year, held on to his job for longer than many expected, in part because of his close relationships with state powerbrokers. In addition to a friendship with…

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Mahty’s weakest excuse yet

“Lettergate Continues”, Congressman Meehan issued his weakest excuse yet for spending $40,000 in taxpayer money to send out a farewell letter to his constituents.  Meehan said by phone yesterday that he was advised to disseminate the letter by the Clerk of the House to clarify that his office would be open and continue to help constituents after he leaves office…

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Mahty’s Farewell

The Clipper’s dad still lives in Lowell in the heart of MA-05.  Dad received both the $40k farewell letter and this email, which is basically the letter in electronic format.  I’ll attempt to answer Mahty point for point. May 16, 2007 Dear Constituent, As a kid growing up in Lowell, I never dreamed of being fortunate enough to represent you…

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