Tag Archives: Deval Patrick

Deval Patrick Stopped Reporting Child Deaths in 2007

According to the Every Child Matters Education Fund the Commonwealth of Massachusetts stopped reporting publicly child deaths from neglect and abuse starting with the 2006 reporting year.  This reporting year would have been reported in 2007, Deval Patrick’s first year in office. For three years from 2006 to 2008 the Commonwealth did not make the data available, even though past…

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Two Dead Children fall at Coakley and Patrick’s Feet

This past weekend two more children died because of the inaction of Governor Patrick, and more egregiously the enabling action of Attorney General Martha Coakley.  The problems with the Department of Children and Families are not new, they’ve been known for years, and Deval Patrick turned a blind eye, and Martha Coakley fought efforts to force reform in the courts.…

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Warren lost all moral authority on lending the day she sought and took Deval Patrick’s endorsement

They day Elizabeth Warren sought out and received the endorsement of a predatory lender – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick – is the day she gave up any moral authority to talk about predatory lending, or people making a profit over lending.  Yet she’s doing it again. US Senator Elizabeth Warren blasted government profits on student loans in a speech at…

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Deval Patrick to Mexico on Junket

Deval’s bags are packed, he’s ready to go… on yet another junket.  This week Patrick leaves on another “trade mission”, this time to Mexico and Panama.   Writing in today’s Boston Herald, Patrick ally Kimberly Atkins takes note. Of course, Patrick is not heading for a beach vacation this week. He and dozens of other administration officials will spend…

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Health Connector MITRE Follow Up Report Details More Woes

Yesterday the Boston Herald reported that the Massachusetts Health Connector had more information from the NSA Contractor, MITRE, that prepared a report on the failed rollout of the Affordable Care Act compliant website.   The Herald reported that the document was labeled, “not for public realease.”  However, Health Connector Spokesman Jason Lefferts told Red Mass Group that the intention was…

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Governor Takes Responsibility for Drug Lab Scandal

Under Deval Patrick the Executive Office of Health and Human Services has been a train-wreck.  Whether it be EBT abuse, DCF, marijuana dispensary licenses, and especially the drug lab scandal, all of the major scandals of the Patrick administration have stemmed from mismanagement at this executive agency. Yesterday, faced with a scathing Inspector General’s report on the Drug Lab Scandal

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