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Lobbyist’s hiring gives gov, agency a headache
bostonherald.com ^ | 04/04/2011 | Joe Battenfeld

Posted on 04/04/2011 8:33:07 AM PDT by massmike

Who says Gov. Deval Patrick isn’t creating good jobs?

Just ask Sean Q. Curran, a Patrick fund-raiser and State House lobbyist who also likes to raise money for himself.

Curran, former co-chairman of Patrick’s campaign committee, is now making life uncomfortable for the governor after landing a $30,000 gig for a hacked-up public agency with the awkward name of South Shore Tri-Town Development Corp.

The agency, created by the Legislature to oversee redevelopment of the old Weymouth Naval Air Station, hired Curran in October — in the middle of Patrick’s re-election campaign.

Conveniently, Tri-Town didn’t disclose hiring Curran until a few weeks ago. Whoops.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: devalpatrick; massachusetts

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