Tag Archives: Ethics Commission

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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Five Things: Dan Wolf ACORN Organizer that Shut Down a McDonalds, Gregoire Lies to Chamber & more.

Dan Wolf’s ACORN Organizing Past The Daily Caller obtained video showing, State Senator Dan Wolr – who is set to resign on August 29 – talking to a crowd at the Tatnuck Bookstore on Tuesday August 20, 2013.  He regales the gathering with stories of his ACORN organizing past.  Including how he shut down a private small business – a…

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Ethics Commission Fires Back at Wolf

Story now in the Boston Hearld


Matt Stout The state Ethics Commission struck back at Cape Air founder and gubernatorial candidate Dan Wolf in a rare public statement today, criticizing the Harwich state senator for what it called an “inaccurate” account of advice it gave him about potential conflicts of interest. The commission, in a statement released today, disputed…

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More MassDem corruption… Deval’s biotech chief fined $10,000 over ethics

Former aide to Patrick fined for ethics violation

By Frank Phillips and Todd Wallack

Glboe Staff / December 23, 2008 The state Ethics Commission has imposed a $10,000 fine on a former top economic development aide to Governor Deval Patrick for secretly pursuing the presidency of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council last year while at the same time using his state…

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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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Ethically Challenged Democrat of the Week: Kevin Murphy (D-Lowell)

Kevin Murphy again finds himself in ethical hot water.  For those of you that don’t remember Kevin Murphy was at the center of the first phantom voting scandal during the infamous “Animal House” session.  Now he finds himself in hot water for representing 4 assistant superintendents of the Lowell public schools in contract negotiations.  Only problem, one of them was…

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