Joseph Lally was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty earlier and cooperating with federal prosecutors in exchange for a lighter penalty.
DiMasi, a Democrat who resigned in 2009, was found guilty of conspiracy, extortion and theft of honest services by fraud. He plans to appeal.
Jurors went home for the second day without reaching a verdict in the corruption trial of former House Speaker Sal DiMasi.
The public corruption case against former Massachusetts House Speaker Sal DiMasi and two associates went to the jury Monday.
Defense lawyers for former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi and two associates are set to begin calling witnesses in their public corruption trial.
A former deputy chief of staff for Gov. Patrick says lobbyist Richard McDonough told him approving a software contract could help improve relations between the governor & DiMasi.
Federal prosecutors are expected to rest their case this week in the corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi and two associates.
A former Patrick administration official has testified he doesn’t believe a software contract would have been included in a 2007 emergency bond bill if Sal DiMasi hadn’t pressed officials to include it.
A former state official says she recalls then-House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi strongly advocating for a performance management software contract that was later awarded to Cognos.
The corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi and two associates is about to begin its third week of testimony.