Monday, January 14, 2013
Jesse Clark allegedly failed to deliver wedding videos to clients who had paid him, according to the Attorney General's Office.
The wedding videographer who allegedly scammed a Waltham couple out of their wedding video is defending himself against the allegations. Jesse Clark, in a statement to WCVB-TV, said the lawsuit filed against him by Attorney General Martha Coakley was “frivolous.” Clark, who operated Sure Shot out of a Millbury office, also said he had not been able to edit footage recently because he had turned it over to the Millbury Police over the summer. He plans to sue the police department for defamation and interference with contracts. Clark’s wife, Veronica, told WCVB-TV that she had nothing to do with the company and was working to remove her name from the lawsuit. As for why Jesse Clark’s business went awry, Veronica Clark said he had too many …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Gov. Deval Patrick and several others will also see their pay drop.
Gov. Deval Patrick has ordered a 1.8 percent pay cut for state lawmakers, according to a State House News Service report posted on WCVB-TV's website. In total, lawmakers' pay will drop by about $1,106 from their current base pay of $61,132, according to the report. Their base bay will now be $60,334. However, some lawmakers who hold leadership positions will receive extra pay for additional duties. Patrick, Lt. Gov. Tim Murray, Secretary of State William Galvin and Attorney General Martha Coakley will also see their pay drop by 1.8 percent, according to an Associated Press report posted on the FOX 25 website. Patrick ordered the cut in accordance with state law that keeps lawmakers' pay in line with the median household income.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Coakley chose school for the blind because she said the students represent those for whom she works.
Martha Coakley took the oath of office for her second term as attorney general Wednesday evening in front of a packed auditorium at Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown. The swearing in drew a who’s who of Bay State politicians, including Gov. Deval Patrick, Lt. Gov. Tim Murray, Senate President Therese Murray and Speaker of the House Robert A. DeLeo. Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court Roderick Ireland administered the oath. The governor said he was glad to be celebrating with Coakley, whom he called his friend. Not long ago he stood next to her after she lost her bid to become Massachusetts' U.S. Senator to Scott Brown. “I remember a very painful moment about a year ago when another campaign we worked on didn’t go the way we…