Tag Archives: corruption

Murphy Calls Probation Probe the ‘Elephant In The Living Room’

By Kyle Cheney

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, DEC. 13, 2011…..Law enforcement probes into legislatively-driven patronage in the probation department could lead to conclusions that will require changes in the Massachusetts House, according to Rep. Charles Murphy, the Burlington Democrat ousted from his leadership post last week by Speaker Robert DeLeo. Murphy, who aspires to succeed DeLeo when…

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Murray Defends Frequent Phone Calls with Embattled Chelsea Official

Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray, beset by questions about his relationship with former Chelsea Housing Director Michael McLaughlin, denied anything inappropriate about his frequent contact with the disgraced official, and an angry Gov. Deval Patrick came to his lieutenant’s defense Friday. “He’s someone on housing issues I would talk to from time to time, but I was not aware of the…

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DiMasi: Sentence to the Maximum & Send a Clear Signal

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Outrageous, pathetic and sad is how one should describe the corruption for which the former Massachusetts’ House Speaker, Salvatore DiMasi, was convicted in June and will be sentenced for on September 8th.  Federal prosecutors have indicated that they would like DiMasi to be sentenced to 12 years and seven months in federal…

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Rick Perry Should Be Inducted Into the Pay-To-Play Hall of Fame

Since RMG denizens hate pay-to-play politics and corruption and cronyism, I thought you’d like this exposé explaining exactly why Republican Presidential candidate (new frontrunner?) and Texas Governor Rick Perry should be indicted inducted into the Pay-to-Play Hall of Fame: Over three terms in office, Mr. Perry’s administration has doled out grants, tax breaks, contracts and appointments to hundreds of his…

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