Retiring community college president payout sparks call for new cap rules

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.”


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