Former Attorney General Scott Harshbarger has been selected by the Supreme Judicial Court to lead a task force to review hiring practices in the state’s court system, including the Probation Department.
The state’s top political leaders are forming a commission to develop legislation that will overhaul the troubled Massachusetts Probation Department.
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Officials in the Massachusetts Probation Department have been instructed by federal prosecutors to preserve all of the agency’s documents amid a federal investigation.
Speaker DeLeo is breaking his silence on the scathing probation department report in which he is named 41 times.
Attorney General Martha Coakley has launched an investigation into the state Probation Department following the release of a scathing report on the agency’s hiring practices.
Speaker Robert DeLeo is mentioned 41 times in the report, and is named as one of the lawmakers on a list of sponsors to recommend people for jobs. Ware said he saw no evidence that DeLeo did anything illegal.
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is vowing to lead “reform efforts” for the Probation Department in the wake of a scathing report on the department’s hiring practices.
A day after Massachusetts’ top court released a scathing report on the hiring practices at the Probation Department, the state inspector general said he’s forging ahead with his own probe.
House Speaker Robert DeLeo’s name is mentioned 41 times in the scathing probation report, but Friday there was no sign of the Speaker at his office at the statehouse, at his district office, or at his home.