Saturday, December 1, 2007

Former R.I. House Majority Leader Pleads

The press release of  United States Attorney for the District of Rhode Island reports that a "[f]ormer Rhode Island House Majority Leader Gerard M. Martineau pleaded guilty [Thursday] to public corruption charges, admitting that he arranged personal business dealings with a pharmacy company and a health insurer, and then steered the outcome of legislation in which those companies were interested.  The companies paid Martineau nearly $900,000 for paper and plastic bags to be used in pharmacy retailing."

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