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Monday, November 9, 2009

Double-dipping: not in 2010

Posted By on Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 6:23 AM

Rep. Allen Kerr, who's raised some worthwhile noise about too-easy and abused rules for on-the-job retirement payments to public officials and other public employees, says he wants to further tighten practices with legislation in 2010.

As this article indicates, odds are slim to none. Kerr's a Republican, the minority party. This will be the first "fiscal" session under a voter approved constitutional change. It should be about budget, no more or less. Non-germane topics will inevitably arise, but only with approval from the powers that be.

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