Tag Archives: Bob DeLeo

Brad Jones Laments DeLeo’s Loss of “Reputation” Over Probation Trial

Yesterday, in closing arguments, federal prosecutors named Democratic Speaker of the House Bob DeLeo as an unindicted co-conspirator in a bribery scheme for public jobs.  This came in closing arguments of the months long probation trial at the federal court house on Fan Pier in South Boston.   The Boston Globe wrote a story about lawmakers who lamented the prosecution’s…

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We now know how many more children had to die before Bob DeLeo would take action on DCF.

We now have an answer to the following question: how many more children must die at the hands of DCF before Speaker Bob DeLeo takes action?  Two. This weekend two children died as a result of inaction and maladminstration by the Department of Children and Families. Both children lived in Worcester County, where a third child Jeremiah Oliver was found…

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A House of Cowards

Earlier today, the Massachusetts House started debating the FY15 Ways and Means Budget.  During the process there are over 1100 amendments to weed through.  It is going to be a long week, and Red Mass Group will be here for most of it.   To start off the week Mark Lombardo’s tax amendments are being “debated”, and each one of…

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Chairman Dempsey, It’s 6:45 PM, Why Are You Hiding The Amendments to the Budget?

It’s 6:45 on Wednesday April 9, 2014, and Red Mass Group has heard from multiple sources that amendments to the FY2015 budget have been filed.  Those same sources have also confirmed that they are able to see the amendments electronically using the LAWS system, an internal legislative system.   Why then at this time are those amendments being kept from…

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