Dan Wolf Speaks of His Trials, Pledges to Press Democratic Agenda

His rocky year with the state ethics commission behind him, the state senator told a gathering of Vineyard Democrats Saturday morning he wants to champion causes for the working class.

Senator to Visit Vineyard Democrats

State senator Dan Wolf will be a guest at the January meeting of the Democratic Council of Martha’s Vineyard at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11 at Howes House in West Tisbury.

Ethics Rule Approved Clearing Senator Wolf of Conflict

The state ethics commission has approved a proposed exemption to the conflict of interest law that would allow state Sen. Dan Wolf to remain in office while owning part of Cape Air.

The ethics commission voted unanimously at a special Monday morning meeting to approve the exemption to the state ethics law, commission spokesman David Giannotti said. The exemption would allow state, county or municipal employees to have government contracts subject to certain conditions.

Sen. Dan Wolf Ends Gubernatorial Campaign

Cape and Islands State Sen. Dan Wolf said Monday he is ending his campaign for governor.

Mr. Wolf announced his gubernatorial run in July, but shortly afterward a state ethics commission ruling said that his partial ownership of Cape Air represented a conflict of interest because the company has contracts with Logan Airport, which is run by a state agency.

State Sen. Dan Wolf Will Stay in Office, Ethics Commission Considers Rule Change

BOSTON — State Sen. Daniel A. Wolf will remain in office indefinitely as the state ethics commission begins to draft new regulations that could allow business owners with certain state contracts to serve in public office.

Dan Wolf Petitions Ethics Panel in Conflict of Interest Decision

Cape and Islands state Sen. Dan Wolf, joined by several other petitioners, will make a case to the state ethics commission next week for a regulation allowing him to remain in office despite his ownership in Cape Air.

In early August, the Massachusetts state ethics commission issued a decision that Mr. Wolf’s 23 per cent ownership in Cape Air poses a conflict of interest because the airline has contracts with Massachusetts Port Authority, which owns and operates Logan Airport.

Sen. Dan Wolf Postpones Decision to Resign in Wake of Ethics Ruling

Granted an extension to respond to a state ethics commission decision, gubernatorial candidate and Cape and Islands State Sen. Dan Wolf will now remain in office until at least Sept. 19.

Mr. Wolf announced last Thursday that he would resign his seat on August 29 and suspend his campaign for governor because of an ethics commission decision that his partial ownership of Cape Air created a conflict of interest.

In a statement on Wednesday this week, Mr. Wolf announced that he was granted an extension and will present a petition to the ethics commission next month.

State Sen. Dan Wolf Announces Resignation, Suspension of Gubernatorial Campaign

State Sen. Dan Wolf announced Thursday that he has suspended his campaign for governor and will resign his state Senate seat next week in the wake of a state ethics commission ruling about his ownership of Cape Air.

Voters Back Markey in Special Senate Election

Vineyard voters followed the rest of the state in electing Cong. Edward J. Markey to the U.S. Senate in a special election Tuesday.

Mr. Markey, a Democrat from Malden who has spent 37 years in the House of Representatives, was elected to the senate with 55 per cent of the vote, the Boston Globe reported. His opponent was Gabriel E. Gomez of Cohasset, a businessman and former Navy SEAL.

Voter turnout on the Island averaged 32.5 per cent, higher than the statewide average of 27 per cent.

Islanders Head to Polls Today for Special Senate Election

Polls will be open across the Island for an unusual June election today. Republican Gabriel E. Gomez of Cohasset and U.S. Cong. Edward J. Markey of Malden, a Democrat, are vying to take the Senate seat vacated by John Kerry, who stepped down in January to become Secretary of State.