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Majority Leader Ron Mariano is seen during a media-only briefing in the Members Lounge at the Massachusetts State House to announce new transportation spending and revenue, Feb. 26, 2020, in Boston. Mariano is considered a likely successor to Robert DeLeo, the speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, who announced his resignation on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, in a letter read to members in the chamber. (Lane Turner/The Boston Globe via AP)

Ronald Mariano elected speaker of Massachusetts House

Dec. 30, 2020 3:03 PM EST

The Massachusetts House of Representatives elected Ronald Mariano as expected Wednesday to be the chamber's next speaker. Mariano, 74, a Quincy Democrat, replaces Robert DeLeo, who resigned Tuesday after a record 12-year stint in the top spot. DeLeo is expected to take a position at Northeastern University, his...

FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2016, photo, Robert DeLeo, the speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, speaks at a bill signing ceremony at the Statehouse in Boston. DeLeo announced his resignation on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, in a letter read to members in the chamber. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Massachusetts House Speaker DeLeo announces resignation

Dec. 28, 2020 4:28 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Robert DeLeo, the speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, announced his resignation on Monday in a letter read to members in the chamber. The Winthrop Democrat's resignation is effective at 6 p.m. Tuesday. “It has been an honor and a privilege serving as a member of this...

FILE— In this Aug. 1, 2016, photo, Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo speaks at a bill signing ceremony at the Statehouse, in Boston. The Massachusetts House could be seeing change at the top as speculation grows that DeLeo is weighing whether to resign and take a post at his alma mater Northeastern University. The speaker, through an aide, said he's had no talks with the school. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

House speaker voices interest in Northeastern University job

Dec. 18, 2020 2:12 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The speaker of the Massachusetts House is considering whether to take a job at his alma mater Northeastern University. Speaker RobertDeLeo confirmed speculation about his intentions Friday, sending letters informing the House clerk and state ethics officials that he will begin talks with the...

FILE— In this Aug. 1, 2016, photo, Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo speaks at a bill signing ceremony at the Statehouse, in Boston. The Massachusetts House could be seeing change at the top as speculation grows that DeLeo is weighing whether to resign and take a post at his alma mater Northeastern University. The speaker, through an aide, said he's had no talks with the school. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Talk of House speaker possibly resigning roils Beacon Hill

Dec. 17, 2020 3:20 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts House could see big changes at the top as speculation grows that House Speaker Robert DeLeo is weighing whether to resign to take a post at his alma mater, Northeastern University. DeLeo, through an aide, said he has had no talks with the school, but the volume of chatter...