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Tim Murray Leaves Lieutenant Governor's Office

Massachusetts Lt. Gov Timothy Murray

Tim Murray officially leaves office today after 6 ½ years as Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor

Murray had a large portfolio in the administration of Governor Deval Patrick.  He was an advocate for veterans’ services and preserving the state’s military bases. He also worked on issues involving homelessness and domestic violence.  Murray was the administration’s chief liaison with local government officials

Massachusetts will go without a lieutenant governor until a new one is elected in 2014 and takes office in January 2015.

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.