Law enforcement officials raided the office and home of House Speaker Gordon Fox on Friday as part of an investigation by the U.S. attorney’s office, the FBI, IRS and state police.
Bills that aren’t recommended by committees by Wednesday face a slim chance of becoming law in the session that ends July 31.
House Speaker Robert DeLeo told WBZ-TV a key amendment being promoted by Gov. Deval Patrick to the “three-strikes” bill toughening penalties for repeat violent offenders “would really gut the bill.”
A federal judge has denied former House Speaker Sal DiMasi’s motion to allow him to stay out of prison while he appeals his conviction on corruption charges.
Sal DiMasi stood before the Judge to argue he’s a changed man. He told Judge Wolf, “I appear before you today a broken man.”
The federal judge who presided over the corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi denied a defense bid for a new trial.
Ya want to know what burns my tush……even more than a flame about three feet off the floor? Our government….from top to bottom…..from Beacon Hill to Capitol Hill…..from the White House to the Out House…our government is one gigantic embarrassment.
During closing arguments, a lawyer for former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has told jurors the government’s case is one of “inference upon inference upon inference.”
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.