A report from the State House News Service refuted an earlier story from a different Boston media outlet that DeLeo was leaving his position to take a job at Northeastern University. That SHNS report cited a spokesperson for DeLeo who said that the six-time speaker and has no such agreement in place with the university.
Speaker DeLeo, who is the longest-serving House Speaker in Massachusetts history, earned a Bachelor of Arts from Northeastern, according to his biography on the Mass. Legislature’s website.
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