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Keating would take pension to Congress

Adds up to $119,000 from state plus salary

William R. Keating said it is appropriate for him to collect a state pension after having retirement contributions taken out of his check. William R. Keating said it is appropriate for him to collect a state pension after having retirement contributions taken out of his check. (Gretchen Ertl/Associated Press)
By Frank Phillips
Globe Staff / March 26, 2010

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Norfolk District Attorney William R. Keating, who is running for the seat of retiring US Representative William D. Delahunt, said yesterday that he has decided to collect his $119,000 state pension on top of the $174,000 congressional salary he hopes to begin receiving next January. (Full article: 680 words)

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