Posted October 22, 2013 9:10 PM ET; Last updated October 25, 2013 5:26 PM ET
On Tuesday morning, The Boston Herald reported a potential conflict-of-interest with Menino’s job offers from the University, taking issue with the recent approval of a multibillion dollar plan for Harvard redevelopment in Allston by a board of officials who Menino appointed.
Menino Will Not Work for Harvard after Serving as Mayor
By Sonali Y. Salgado,
Harvard CRIMSON STAFF WRITER
October 22, 2013
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“This is the grist for the mill for the state Ethics Commission,” said former state Inspector General Gregory W. Sullivan, now the research director at the Pioneer Institute.
“I think it’s a big problem whenever a public official, especially a high-ranking public official, lands at a business or institution over which they had tremendous financial decision-making regulatory power just weeks earlier,” Sullivan added. “But ultimately it’s up to the Ethics Commission to make a decision, looking at the facts and circumstances.”
Menino’s Harvard offer may be conflict of interest
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
By: Richard Weir