Interim chief of gaming agency declines job offer
BOSTON (AP) -- The interim executive director of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission has declined an offer to serve as acting executive director over an old allegation of child sexual abuse.
Stan McGee told Massachusetts Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby on Wednesday that he cannot be effective in the job and wants to allow the commission to do its work.
Crosby responded that if McGee accepted the job, he would impede the commission work.
He previously said the panel knew McGee had been accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy in the steam room of a Florida resort in 2007. Crosby said the commission felt comfortable hiring McGee because Florida prosecutors determined no evidence corroborated the allegation and criminal charges were dropped.
McGee, who began working for the commission this week, said `No comment" when asked Tuesday about the accusation.