A Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court justice has delayed the suspension of former House Speaker Sal DiMasi’s law license until after his sentencing on federal corruption charges.
Call it what you want, but until the local political class cleans up its act, they will continue to earn comparable levels of public contempt.
Prosecutors say the corruption conviction of Salvatore DiMasi should stand, citing what they call “the overwhelming weight “of evidence against the former Massachusetts House speaker.
A former budget official for Gov. Deval Patrick has testified that she was repeatedly pressed by former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi to sign off on a multimillion-dollar software contract.
A key witness in the federal corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore Dimasi has wrapped up his testimony.
The federal corruption trial of Sal DiMasi began Thursday with prosecutors saying he carried more than $50,000 in monthly credit card debt.
Jury selection has begun in the corruption trial of a former speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Sal DiMasi.
Embattled Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua has issued a letter insisting he’s done nothing wrong.
When former House Speaker Sal DiMasi goes on trial for corruption the taxpayers will be paying the bill. This despite that DiMasi earned a six-figure salary on Beacon Hill and gets a $5,000 a month pension.
A former Massachusetts state senator convicted of corruption says two ministers were FBI collaborators against her. Dianne Wilkerson, scheduled Friday to report to federal prison in Danbury, Conn., said at a forum last weekend that Rev. Ray Hammond of Bethel AME Church and Bishop Gideon Thompson of Jubilee Christian Church reported her to federal agents. She also accused Darnell Williams, Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts president, of saying she was under investigation before her arrest.