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Yvonne Abraham

Asking more of a senator

By Yvonne Abraham
August 17, 2008

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Dianne Wilkerson's supporters are a mighty forgiving bunch. When the Boston Democrat failed to pay state and federal income taxes for years during the early 1990s, leading to a 30-day sentence in a halfway house, they did not conclude that a state senator who didn't pay her own taxes was the wrong person to decide how to spend theirs. (Full article: 670 words)

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