Tag Archives: corruption

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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(VIDEO) Store Owner: Interim Sheriff unlawfully pulls out badge/demanded removal of Rival’s signs.

Click on this link to watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZszLm-CCmio&feature=player_detailpage Jean Jackson, the owner of La Paix barber shop at 1059 Hyde Park Avenue in Boston, testifies how Suffolk County Interim Sheriff Steven Tompkins unlawfully pulled out his badge and demanded that the store owner remove Douglas Bennett for Sheriff's sign “because it was too early to put up campaign signs…” Tompkins is…

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Campaigning, Lawrence style

See anything odd about this? “A New Hampshire woman was charged with assaulting Mayor William Lantigua outside a campaign event at a Broadway liquor store Saturday night, when she allegedly confronted him about charges of corruption in his administration and tried to knock a bagged bottle from his hand, police said.” That’s campaigning in the great city of Lawrence. Instead…

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