Wednesday, May 22, 2013
CBS Boston reports Murray has a new job lined up already.
UPDATE, 12:15 p.m.: The Massachusetts Republican Party was quick to jump on the reports about Murray's resignation, saying Murray is trying "to outrun the scandal that dogs him" in a statement on their website. MassGOP attempted to liken Murray's exit to that of former House Speaker Thomas Finneran, who was convicted of obstruction of justice in 2007. “History doesn’t always repeat itself, but in this case it looks like Tim Murray is following the same path as a previous, disgraced Democratic official,” said Nate Little MassGOP Executive Director in the scathing statement. “Only time will tell if Murray follows the Finneran playbook to the end, complete with indictment and guilty plea.” UPDATE, 10:45 a.m.: Boston.com has updated their …
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray will not run for governor in 2014, citing the demands of campaigning, serving in elected office and his desire to spend more time with his wife and two young daughters.
Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray will not run for governor in 2014, citing the demands of campaigning, serving in elected office and his desire to spend more time with his wife and two young daughters, his hometown newspaper the Telegram & Gazette of Worcester reported. “It's something I have been thinking about for some time,” Murray said of the decision, which he said came after sitting down to talk it through with his wife, Tammy, and key supporters since the Christmas holidays. Murray, who was mayor of the City of Worcester, told the Telegram & Gazette the demands of running a campaign and serving in office can require 15- and 16-hour days, six and seven days a week and would leave him little time to be with his family. Without Murray in the…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The Nov. 14 meeting at the State House discussed the state's efforts to protect and promote Hanscom AFB, which faces the threat of a potential Base Realignment and Closure round.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The following announcement ws provided by the Office of Governor Deval L. Patrick. Gov. Deval Patrick and Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray on Wednesday welcomed Lt. Gen. C.D. Moore of the United States Air Force to the Massachusetts State House to discuss the importance of Hanscom Air Force Base, including the state’s effort to promote and support the strategic location, national security mission, and economic impact of the base. “Our military bases offer incredible assets, fuel our economy and are an important piece of our national security,” said Patrick. “We appreciate Lt. General Moore’s visit to Massachusetts as we work in partnership with Air Force leadership to strengthen and invest in Hanscom Air Force Base.” “Governor Patrick and I …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Following the tour, Lt. Gov. Murray commented on the work of the Military Asset and Security Strategy Task Force, which he launched in February.
Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray toured the new Massachusetts National Guard Joint Force Headquarters Tuesday at Hanscom Air Force Base. Murray's tour of the base comes after he announced the Military Asset and Security Strategy Task Force earlier this year. The task force is aimed to protect and promote the Commonwealth's military bases in the face of $500 billion in federal defense spending by the U.S. Department of Defense. "Hanscom Base is a huge employer across the state, and it is important now more than ever to make sure we're doing everything we can to make sure we are protecting those who work and live here," Murray said. The Pentagon has also requested a Base Realignment and Closure Commission (BRAC) to close or consolidate military bases…
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Lt. Gov Timothy Murrary will visit Hanscom AFB for a tour of the final phases of construction of the new Massachusetts National Guard Headquarters.
Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray will be in Bedford Tuesday for a tour of the new Massachusetts National Guard Headquarters at Hanscom Air Force Base. Following the tour, Murray will offer comments on the efforts of the Commonwealth’s Military Asset and Security Task Force. The task force was announced by Murray in February to protect and promote the state's military bases in the face of a $500 billion cut in federal defense spending by the U.S. Department of Defense. Murray and other officials last toured Hanscom back in March, the second stop on a tour of the state's bases. The visit also included a roundtable discussion at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, a defense company located near the base in Lexington. Reduced funding for Hanscom could have several…