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Bigger pensions drawing protests

Lawmakers' initiative could cost $6b or more; Critics say state, towns can't afford increase

By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / May 28, 2008

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Massachusetts lawmakers are proposing bigger pensions for state and municipal employees that could cost $6 billion or more, according to some estimates, triggering a chorus of complaints from fiscal watchdogs and local leaders who say the money is not there to pay for it. (Full article: 963 words)

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