Boston councilman charged in bribery case

BOSTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- A Boston city councilman was charged with bribery Friday in an investigation that has already brought down a Massachusetts state senator.

Mass. state senator indicted, resigns

BOSTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts state senator charged with taking bribes from a nightclub seeking a liquor license and a developer resigned Wednesday.

Boston consultant ID'ed as FBI mole

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Mass. Senate asks legislator to quit

BOSTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The Massachusetts state Senate voted unanimously Thursday to seek the resignation of a Boston legislator charged with taking bribes.

Mass. legislator charged with corruption

BOSTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts state senator was charged Tuesday with accepting payoffs from developers and others who sought favors.

Long-time lawmaker loses Mass. primary

BOSTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- A long-time fixture of the Massachusetts Senate lost in the state primary to an opponent who hammered away at the incumbent's ethical issues.
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Mass. senate votes to repeal 1913 law

BOSTON, May 20 (UPI) -- The Massachusetts Senate voted 28-3 to repeal a 1913 law Gov. Mitt Romney is using to prevent non-resident gay couples from marrying in the state.

Romney proposes government reforms

BOSTON, May 15 (UPI) -- Republican Gov. Mitt Romney's proposals Thursday to restructure state government and eliminate the office of politically connected University of Massachusetts P

Romney delays reform plan

BOSTON, May 1 (UPI) -- Massachusetts Republican Gov. Mitt Romney backed off Thursday's scheduled filing of his government reorganization plan after it became clear there was little su

Deficit talk turns to taxes, layoffs

BOSTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Massachusetts lawmakers are now talking taxes despite earlier vows taxes were off the table to deal with budget deficits. The governor in Connecticut, meanwhile, has ordered a new round of state worker layoffs because unions have failed to go along with c

Dianne Wilkerson (born 1955) is a former Democratic member of the Massachusetts Senate, representing the 2nd Suffolk District from 1993 to 2008.

On October 28, 2008 she was arrested on public corruption charges by the FBI for allegedly accepting bribes totaling $23,500. She formally resigned on November 19, 2008. Wilkerson is currently free on bail while awaiting trial.

Dianne Wilkerson graduated from High School of Commerce. She holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Boston College Law School and a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from American International College in 1978.

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