New England News
Tue September 11, 2012
Ex-Massachusetts Treasurer Due Back In Court
Lawyers for former Massachusetts Treasurer Timothy Cahill are planning to ask a court Tuesday to dismiss public corruption charges against him. WAMC’s Paul Tuthill reports
A hearing on motions to dismiss the charges is scheduled in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston.
Cahill is accused of airing taxpayer-funded ads for the state lottery as a means of promoting his unsuccessful independent campaign for governor in 2010. The treasurer oversees the lottery.
He's charged with violating state ethics laws and procurement fraud.
Cahill, who was indicted in April, has said he did nothing wrong and pleaded not guilty.
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