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(Ma. Gov.Deval)Patrick: Controversial ex-public safety czar would be ‘great judge’
bostonherald.com ^ | 12/13/2012 | Chris Cassidy

Posted on 12/13/2012 12:04:05 PM PST by massmike

Public Safety Secretary Mary Beth Heffernan — who is stepping down amid a flurry of controversy — may be in line for a judgeship, Gov. Deval Patrick suggested this afternoon.

Asked by a Herald reporter at a State House press conference today whether he intended to nominate Heffernan to become a judge, Patrick grinned widely.

“Well, you know, she’d make a great judge,” said Patrick. “And that’s all I’ll say about that right now.”

Heffernan was listed as a reference on the job application of Sheila Burgess, the state’s ex-highway safety director who resigned after her checkered, four-page driving record became public last month.

Patrick today denied Heffernan was “intimately linked” to Burgess’ hiring.

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

1 posted on 12/13/2012 12:04:14 PM PST by massmike
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To: massmike

Apparently, not if she has to drive to work.


2 posted on 12/13/2012 12:13:47 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: massmike

Judge of Traffic court

What a reality show that would make.


3 posted on 12/13/2012 12:24:52 PM PST by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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