Ex-Mass. Pol Can't Delay Ky. Prison Date For Wife's Surgery

Law360, New York (November 23, 2011, 5:28 PM EST) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Wednesday ordered a former top state legislator convicted of taking bribes for contracts to report to a Kentucky prison on Nov. 30, rejecting a bid to delay his reporting date so he could tend to his wife following a surgical procedure.

U.S. District Judge Mark L. Wolf of the federal court in Boston also rejected former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi's request to serve his eight-year sentence in a Massachusetts federal prison due to his own heart ailments and concerns for...
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