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Politics aside, Patrick is right to fight bloated severance deal

October 2, 2010

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Governor Patrick’s effort to avoid a fat severance payout to the head of a now-abolished agency has been criticized as a political ploy; would-be recipient Benjamin Caswell helped derail the governor’s efforts to install a political supporter in a cushy post in the same agency. But payback or no payback, Patrick is right to look for a legally sound way to avoid the payout. Caswell himself had an overly generous contract that never should have been authorized. (Full article: 400 words)

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