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Judge says Vitale got help from lawmakers

Claims by Petrolati, others called into doubt; A window into how ticket-broker bill passed

FACING CHARGES Richard Vitale, who is charged with violating state lobbying and campaign finance laws, has denied he acted as a lobbyist and was therefore required to register. FACING CHARGES
Richard Vitale, who is charged with violating state lobbying and campaign finance laws, has denied he acted as a lobbyist and was therefore required to register.
By Andrea Estes
Globe Staff / October 31, 2009

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Key state lawmakers worked closely with former House speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi on legislation favorable to a ticket brokers group represented by DiMasi’s friend and former financial adviser, Richard Vitale, according to a new, detailed judge’s ruling in the state’s influence-peddling case against Vitale. (Full article: 1051 words)

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