March 28, 2009

BARRY? IT'S PAT...HOW DO THOSE WAIVER THINGIES WORK?:

Patrick aides directed hiring: Set Walsh's salary, wrote job description E-mails detail their level of involvement (Frank Phillips, March 28, 2009, Boston Globe)

Contradicting a series of steadfast denials, internal e-mails show that Governor Deval Patrick's top aides controlled the appointment of state Senator Marian Walsh to a high-paying job at a state authority, from setting her salary to crafting her job description.

They also provided the agency's talking points for the news media in an attempt to quell a public uproar.

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Posted by Orrin Judd at March 28, 2009 7:19 AM
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