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Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Mass. Lawmakers Eye $40M In Statehouse Repairs

Massachusetts lawmakers are hoping to spend as much as $40 million to upgrade the House and Senate chambers at the Statehouse.

07/29/2014

Mass. House Speaker Robert DeLeo spoke to WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller about the verdict in the probation jobs scandal trial. (WBZ-TV)

DeLeo Claims Vindication But Slams Prosecutors In Probation Jobs Case

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is still seething over what he sees as the unfair smearing of his name during the trial of John O’Brien in a probations jobs scandal.

07/25/2014

Former state probation commissioner John O'Brien. (WBZ-TV )

Former State Probation Commissioner John O’Brien Guilty Of Racketeering

Former state probation commissioner John O’Brien has been found guilty in a scheme to rig the agency’s hiring process to favor applicants who had the backing of powerful state legislators, often at the expense of more qualified job candidates.

07/24/2014

House Speaker Robert DeLeo. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Federal Prosecutors Smear House Speaker DeLeo

Federal prosecutors continue to smear House Speaker Robert DeLeo as casually as internet trolls drop their slander in an online comments section.

07/15/2014

House Speaker Robert DeLeo (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: DeLeo Says Feds Unfairly Smeared Him In Probation Case

In an exclusive interview House Speaker Robert DeLeo says the federal claims have taken a personal toll.

07/11/2014

House Speaker Robert DeLeo. (WBZ-TV)

Speaker DeLeo: Quid Pro Quo Claim ‘Inaccurate & Inflammatory’

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is strongly denying claims made by prosecutors at the federal trial of the state’s former probation commissioner that DeLeo traded jobs for votes.

07/09/2014

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DeLeo Bill Pushes For Stronger Massachusetts Gun Laws

House Speaker Robert DeLeo has unveiled long-awaited legislation designed to further tighten the state’s already strict gun laws.

05/27/2014

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Daily Talker: What Should Be Done To Fix DCF?

A growing number of lawmakers are calling on the head of the Department of Children and Families to step down after the sudden deaths of two babies who were under DCF supervision.

“Quite frankly, I’m angered to see this continuing to happen,” said Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo. “It shows to me complete mismanagement on behalf of DCF. We have to take strong action.”

04/29/2014

Olga Roche (WBZ-TV)

DeLeo, Murray Want DCF Head Olga Roche To Resign

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray want the head of the Department of Children and Families to resign.

04/28/2014

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Billions Approved For Massachusetts Transportation Projects

Construction could begin in the near future on several high-profile transportation projects around the state following an agreement reached by legislative negotiators on a $13 billion bond bill.

04/15/2014

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