Deval Patrick

Deval Patrick: ‘Sadistic’ Policies of ICE ‘Have Got to Go’

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) said the “sadistic policies and practices” of  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have “got to go.” Patrick said, “We clearly need some alternative to the policies


Million-dollar Welfare Fraud Schemes Roil New England

A 33-year-old convicted cocaine dealer collecting a monthly SSI handout used his state EBT welfare card to rent a bank safety-deposit box in which police have found $560,050 in cash – the latest in a series of busts in New England involving massive welfare fraud, often committed by drug dealers or recent immigrants.

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Gov Deval Patrick Used Public Funds for Lavish Trips

Following the revelation from The Boston Herald that former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration secretly transferred nearly $27 million in public money to off-budget accounts funding a $1.35 million trade junket tab, the Herald has now revealed that Patrick and his wife used lavish amounts of funds for their trips around the world and his own trade missions.