Tag Archives: Probation

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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Smoking Gun in Pacheco Pay-For-Play Probation Probe

Accoding to Andy Metzger’s article from the State House News Service, Senator Pacheco pressured Joe Dooley of Taunton to solicit campaign contributions for his re-election campaign in exchange for preferential hiring at the Juvenile Court Probation Department. http://www.enterprisenews.com/… A straight line from “pay” to “play.” From the article: Though he did not recall his participation on an interview panel with…

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Smoking Gun in Pacheco Pay-For-Play Probation Probe

Accoding to Andy Metzger’s article from the State House News Service, Senator Pacheco pressured Joe Dooley of Taunton to solicit campaign contributions for his re-election campaign in exchange for preferential hiring at the Juvenile Court Probation Department. http://www.enterprisenews.com/… A straight line from “pay” to “play.” From the article: Though he did not recall his participation on an interview panel with…

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Probation Sponsors Include Brown and Tisei, Assistant AG Tried Shielding Coakley

As the federal probation scandal trial is about to start next month, more documents are being leaked.  The Boston Herald published names from the probation sponsor lists allegedly kept by John O’Brien of legislators who sponsored candidates for probation jobs.  Scott Brown and Richard Tisei’s names appeared on those lists. Walsh, then a Dorchester state representative, is noted at least…

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