Boston Mayor’s Cousin Gets Big Police Promotion from Driver

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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is defending his cousin’s promotion to a top police command post from her prior job as his driver, a move that is drawing fire from watchdogs, reports the Boston Herald. “It’s not nepotism. ... She should not be penalized because her cousin is the mayor of Boston,” Walsh said, citing Sgt. Detective Winifred Cotter’s 31 years of experience. Police Commissioner William Evans . . .

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