The third-highest ranking officer in the Rhode Island State Police has resigned following a relationship with a potential candidate for the state police, State Police Col. Steven O’Donnell announced Friday.
The state Commissioner of Early Education and Care has stepped down, but says her resignation is unrelated to criticism of her participation in a school superintendent mentoring program.
Governor Deval Patrick said on Thursday he knew Department of Transportation Secretary Jeffrey Mullan has thought of stepping aside.
Chief State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley quit on Sunday after causing a stir by describing the military’s treatment of the suspected WikiLeaks leaker as “ridiculous” and “stupid.”
Gov. Deval Patrick considered resigning just weeks after he was first elected in 2007 as his wife battled depression.
New Hampshire State Representative Timothy Horrigan talks with WBZ’s Ed Walsh about a Facebook posting about Sarah Palin that caused his resignation.