The former Speaker of the House in Massachusetts has been sentenced to eight years in prison for corruption and bribery.
A federal judge says Salvatore DiMasi sold his seat by steering state contracts worth more than 17 million dollars to a software firm in exchange for kickbacks.
Prosecutors say he got about 65-thousand dollars in the scheme.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.