Wednesday, May 22, 2013

House Minority Leader’s Statement on Resignation of State Representative John Fresolo

House Minority Leader Bradley H. Jones, Jr. (R-North Reading) issued the following statement today in response to the resignation of State Representative John Fresolo (D-Worcester) in the wake of an ongoing investigation by the House Committee on Ethics:

“The necessary but overdue resignation of Representative Fresolo is an appropriate course of action given the circumstances. The residents of the Sixteenth Worcester District and the taxpayers of Massachusetts deserve representatives and a governing body that is held to the highest ethical standard.

Furthermore, the House Committee on Ethics should forward any information or findings from their investigation to the appropriate agencies and entities for further consideration.”