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Robert DeLeo

Annie Dookhan refuses to answer questions from WBZ-TV's Beth Germano on Sept. 12, 2012.

Mass. Lawmakers To Probe Lab’s Mishandled Evidence

Lawmakers plan to join in the growing investigation into the mishandling of drug evidence by a former chemist at a now-closed state crime laboratory, House Speaker Robert DeLeo said Tuesday.

09/18/2012

House Speaker Robert DeLeo

Keller @ Large: DeLeo: House Would Override Patrick Veto Of ’3 Strikes’ Bill

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.”

07/27/2012

(Photo credit: Andrea Courtois)

Keller @ Large: Time To Reverse Pharmaceutical Gift Ban?

Supporters say a gift ban was needed to change a too-cozy relationship between drug companies and doctors. But critics say it’s costing the Massachusetts economy millions.

06/19/2012

House Speaker Robert DeLeo (Photo Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

WBZ NewsWatch With Joe Mathieu: House Speaker Robert DeLeo

WBZ NewsWatch with Joe Mathieu returned Tuesday on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 with Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo as Joe’s guest.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/18/2012

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks to reporters at Harvard University November 7, 2011 in Cambridge. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

DeLeo Encouraging Zuckerberg To Move Facebook Back To Mass.

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo has a message for former Harvard undergrad and billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg: Come home.

05/16/2012

Mass. House Speaker Robert DeLeo

Keller @ Large: House Speaker Robert DeLeo Talks State Budget, Taxes

WBZ’s Jon Keller recently sat down with Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo to discuss the state budget and other pressing issues.

04/22/2012

(Photo credit: Andrea Courtois)

Mass. House Panel Unveiling Proposed Budget Plan

A key House committee has proposed a nearly $32.3 state budget that includes no new taxes and boosts state aid to cities and towns.

04/11/2012

Medical Care, Hospital Bed

AP: Mass. Health Care Lobbying Topped $51M Over Past 5 Years

Hospitals, insurers, doctors and unions are spending tens of millions of dollars trying to make sure their voices are heard on Beacon Hill.

03/25/2012

Probation Department

Top Lawmakers React To Probation Dept. Indictments; Deny Misconduct

Legislative leaders are denying any misconduct following the indictment of three former probation department officials accused of rigging the agency’s hiring process to favor politically-connected applicants.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/24/2012

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo (credit: CBS)

Speaker DeLeo: Mass. Budget Gap At $500M to $1B

Robert DeLeo is estimating that the state faces a budget gap of between $500 million and $1 billion in the next fiscal year, but he’s sticking to his no-new-tax pledge.

03/06/2012

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