Sen. Brian Joyce

Joyce hit with bigger tax bill

Joyce hit with bigger tax bill

Town reassessment of senator’s home increases value by 54 percent

MILTON ASSESSORS HAVE hiked the value of Sen. Brian Joyce’s home because of a real estate listing that showed an opulent finished basement, a livable attic, and more bathrooms than officials were aware of, adding more than $6,000 to the departing lawmaker’s residential tax bill. The new assessment increased the value of the home from(...)

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The Codcast: The Globe v. Joyce

CommonWealth’s Jack Sullivan and Bruce Mohl discuss the Boston Globe’s extensive coverage of Sen. Brian Joyce, and particularly the story last month suggesting the Milton lawmaker expanded his house without the necessary permits and was shortchanging the town on property taxes. Is this a media war between the Globe and CommonWealth, as media critic Dan(...)

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Joyce absolved of wrongdoing

Joyce absolved of wrongdoing

Milton official says senator obtained all needed permits

SEN. BRIAN JOYCE obtained all the required permits to renovate his home, according to a report by the Milton Town Administrator that rebuts questions raised in a newspaper article over whether the lawmaker clandestinely renovated his house without town officials’ knowledge. “Based upon my review of these files and my consultation with the Building Commissioner, I conclude that the(...)

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What’s the endgame for Brian Joyce?

It’s one thing when the local paper runs a series of stories that raise questions about your ethics and actions as a state senator. And maybe there’s a little more heat when you have to enter into an agreement with the State Ethics Commission to settle some of those pesky allegations, though it helps to not(...)

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Joyce ethics, campaign issues resolved

Joyce ethics, campaign issues resolved

Charity donations used to address ‘errors’

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE Sen. Brian Joyce of Milton has made a $3,367 personal donation to charity to resolve the use of campaign funds to help cover the $5,200 cost of his son’s graduation party at the senator’s home, as well as a $1,250 donation to resolve other issues, including unreported spending and accounting errors.(...)

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