Massachusetts Lt.Gov Timothy Murray said Friday he will not be a candidate for governor in 2014. WAMC’s Paul Tuthill reports
Murray, who has served key roles for Governor Patrick including liaison to municipalities and point person in the state’s effort to preserve its military bases, told supporters in an email that he’d decided not to run to succeed Patrick. Murray cited the time commitment and family responsibilities. His decision opens the door to other likely Democratic candidates including the state treasurer, Steve Grossman
Dr. Donald Berwick, who headed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for President Obama is also considering running for Massachusetts Governor.