timothy murray http://wamc.org en Western Mass. Will Lose Ally When Murray Departs http://wamc.org/post/western-mass-will-lose-ally-when-murray-departs <p>When Timothy Murray steps down next month as Massachusetts lieutenant governor it will mean the state’s top elected officials will all reside in the greater Boston area.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 20:46:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 65408 at http://wamc.org Western Mass. Will Lose Ally When Murray Departs Mass. Lt. Gov. Murray Drops Out of Race for Governor http://wamc.org/post/mass-lt-gov-murray-drops-out-race-governor <p>BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray has decided against running for governor in 2014.</p><p>A political aide to Murray confirmed Friday that Murray, a former mayor of Worcester, has sent an email to supporters announcing his decision to skip the race.</p><p>The Democrat said in an interview with the Telegram &amp; Gazette of Worcester that he wanted to spend more time with his wife and two daughters.</p><p>The decision could dramatically alter the landscape for the next gubernatorial election. Gov. Deval Patrick has ruled out running for a third term.</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 20:37:21 +0000 Lucas Willard 56072 at http://wamc.org Mass. Lt. Gov. Murray Drops Out of Race for Governor Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Murray Stops in Pittsfield on Tour of "Creative Economy" http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-lt-gov-murray-stops-pittsfield-tour-creative-economy <p>Massachusetts Lt. Governor Timothy Murray toured Western Massachusetts yesterday, stopping in Springfield and Pittsfield to highlight the creative economy. WAMC&rsquo;s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports&hellip;</p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 20:20:04 +0000 Lucas Willard 44162 at http://wamc.org