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Stacey Monahan to be interim Mass. welfare leader

The Patrick administration will name Stacey Monahan ­Saturday as interim commissioner of the state Department of Transitional Assistance, after Daniel J. Curley resigned under pressure this week.

Monahan, 40, has been chief of staff at the Executive Office of Health and ­Human Services since 2011 and has worked for Governor Deval Patrick in a ­variety of roles since 2005. She is a former executive director of the Massachusetts Democratic Party and a graduate of Boston College, according to the ­Patrick administration.

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