BY: Matt Stout, Boston Herald, April 1, 2017
A retired community college president’s staggering $334,000 golden parachute is breathing new life into calls to rein in the generous payouts, where reforms to date — including caps on vacation-time buyouts — have fallen short of the mark, lawmakers warn.
“It’s mind-blowing,” said state Sen. Ryan Fattman, a Webster Republican. “There has to be something that can be done legislatively and I think these are the types of stories that give those efforts a lot of traction. This is something my staff and I have been talking a lot about.”