Former MassHealth CEO. Philip Poley Fined $25,000 for Conflict of Interest Law Violations

June 5, 2013  The Massachusetts State Ethics Commission has fined former Mass Health CEO Philip Poley for admitted to repeatedly violating Mass. General Law chapter. 268A, the conflict of interest law. Pursuant to the Agreement, Poley, a former Brookline resident, paid a $25,000 civil penalty pursuant to an agreement between Poley, a former Brookline resident and […]

Judicial Watch vs. the Swamp Creatures

By: Christine Morabito – January, 2011  Four years ago House Speaker Nancy Pelosi promised to “drain the swamp” of political corruption in our Nation’s Capital. A difficult task–especially for someone wallowing in her own scandalous ooze, accused of using military aircraft for her private and leisure travel. Not only did she break her promise, but […]

Playing the race card in 2010

Is it time for City Councilor Grisel Silva to resign?     By: Robert O’Koniewski, Esq., – March, 2010   Just how far Lawrence can sink has yet to be seen. The recent events surrounding Mayor Lantigua’s insistence on keeping, and then resigning from, his State Representative job certainly has enabled us to plunge to the […]

Ethics in the Eagle Tribune

Ethics in the Eagle Tribune

PAYING ATTENTION! With TOM DUGGAN   By; Tom Duggan – September, April, 2007 Did anyone else notice in the Alabama Eagle~Tribune’s story on Ethics among elected officials on Sunday quoted Lawrence Council President Patrick Blanchette without mentioning that he had his city council office renovated out of the DPW budget, all the while he was […]