• Ron Mariano Jun 16

    Unknown to Most, Mass. House Speaker Voted Last Week From Florida

    Last week when lawmakers advanced an amendment to the state Constitution to raise taxes on millionaires, the light next to House Speaker Ron Mariano’s name on the voting board lit up green for “yea.” The same thing happened the next day, Thursday, when the House passed redistricting legislation and a spending bill that included a permanent expansion of voting...

  • Ron Mariano Jun 16

    House Speaker Mariano Fitted With Pacemaker in Florida

    House Speaker Ron Mariano was recently hospitalized while in Florida and fitted with a pacemaker after experiencing “some medical discomfort,” according to a statement released by his office Monday evening, but the 74-year-old Quincy Democrat said he hopes to resume a full work schedule soon. Mariano, who took over the top job in the House last December, either returned or…

  • Ron Mariano May 26

    Massachusetts House Speaker Apologizes for South End Car Theft Remark

    The Speaker of the Massachusetts House apologized for a comment he made about fearing his car would get stolen during a visit to the city’s South End, which one person criticized as “insulting.” Democrat Ron Mariano, 74, made the comment Tuesday at an event held by current state representative and mayoral candidate Jon Santiago in the city’s South End....

  • massachusetts politics Dec 30, 2020

    Ron Mariano Elected Massachusetts House Speaker, Replacing DeLeo

    Quincy Democrat Ron Mariano was elected as the new speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives Wednesday, filling the role left vacant Tuesday by longtime Speaker Robert DeLeo. Mariano, 74, takes control of the House six days before the end of the unusual 2020-2021 lawmaking session. Mariano had 123 votes, while his Republican opponent, Minority Leader Brad Jones, received all…

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