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DiMasi Co-Defendant Asks Judge To Change Prison Assignment

Joseph Lally has asked a judge to change his prison assignment from a New York City facility, where he would cook and clean for high-security inmates awaiting trial, to a minimum-security lockup.


Sal DiMasi talks to reporters outside court after the verdicts were read on June 15.

Curious About DiMasi’s Pension

I’m curious if Mr. DiMasi will lose his pension in light of the recent conviction in court. It would seem to me if he were to be found guilty of such an offense, he should lose the right to claim his pension. – Karen, Boylston


Former Mass. House Speaker Sal DiMasi outside federal court on Wednesday, June 15, 2011. (WBZ-TV)

Former Speaker DiMasi Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison

Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for using his clout to steer two state contracts to a software firm in exchange for kickbacks.


State mulls another run at DiMasi's pension

The State Retirement Board is weighing whether to appeal a court decision ordering it to resume pension payments to former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi.


Former MA Speaker DiMasi's PAC ordered closed

Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is facing new troubles, this time from the state Office of Campaign and Political Finance. The agency is ordering the Boston Democrat’s political action committee to pay $5,500 in […]