December 2, 2014 - Press Release: Diehl Calls for Audit of Department of Transportation
“Massachusetts taxpayers are spending huge amounts of their household income on our roadways. They deserve accountability to make sure this money is not being wasted,” said Diehl.
December 1, 2014 - "Patrick, Baker differ on pay raise recommendations," by Gintautas Dumcius + Matt Murphy, Lowell Sun / SHNS
Several lawmakers have suggested pay raises would be difficult to approve during lightly attended informal sessions, where any single member can prevent a bill from advancing, and with the state in the midst of cutting programs and services. Whitman Republican Rep. Geoff Diehl has vowed to block any pay raise legislation since any single lawmaker can block a bill from advancing during informal sessions or bring such sessions to a halt by doubting the presence of a quorum.
December 1, 2014 - "Commission backs big pay hikes for top elected officials," by Joshua Miller, Boston Globe
After passing a budget over the summer, the Legislature concluded formal business for the year. Still, it has met and advanced legislation in informal sessions. But in those sessions, a single legislator can derail proceedings. And state Representative Geoff Diehl, a Whitman Republican, has said he would block any pay hikes in an informal session.