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Patrick sidesteps fund-raising law with lavish party

Invitation to picnic includes $5,500 pitch

By Frank Phillips
Globe Staff / July 15, 2008

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Governor Deval Patrick has scheduled a picnic fund-raiser this month at his vacation estate in the Berkshires, where he will once again exploit a method he pioneered for skirting state campaign contribution limits, a funding system the Legislature so far has declined to shut down. (Full article: 972 words)

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