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Ex-legislators gain from expansive reading of law

May 3, 2009

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Ten former lawmakers received enhanced, early pensions when they voluntarily stepped down from the Legislature, under an expansive reading of a law that is supposed to award such pensions to public officials who are defeated by voters. Shown are the number of years the lawmakers served in the Legislature and their hometowns at the time of their service; in most ... (Full article: 220 words)

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