Probing Disability Pensions

Probing Disability Pensions

There are 6 comments on the WPRI Providence and Rhode Island story from Nov 21, 2008, titled Probing Disability Pensions. In it, WPRI Providence and Rhode Island reports that:

Now more than ever, it's critical to take a hard look at how your tax dollars are being spent.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at WPRI Providence and Rhode Island.

so how many collected

Wethersfield, CT

#1 Nov 21, 2008
"We now have a revision that requires an annual certification of your disability," says Cicilline

Meriden, CT

#2 Nov 27, 2008
Yes, the public appreciates the work done by firefighters and police officers.

According to the numbers, however, these have to be the most accident-prone people in the state. The board that approves the disability needs to be independant of either union to stay credible.

I can see free tuition for the injured worker, but for a spouse & child as well is a complete fleecing of taxpayer money.
bob dionne

North Providence, RI

#3 Nov 27, 2008
great story

with all the people that the state employes to watch your every move police, game wardens, park rangers,
dem watch dogs) just think what they could do if they were told to chase pension abuse.
Big 80


#4 Dec 12, 2008
how can the small town of West Warwick justify full disibility officrs than RI State polce who cover the entire state? Something rotten in W.W.?

East Greenwich, RI

#5 Dec 14, 2008
Usually they get disability then go to Fla. and get a job down there while collecting from RI. No wonder we're in debt up to our eyeballs. In Mass. they don't even bother moving though.

Southbridge, MA

#6 Dec 15, 2008
thats because in Mass they dont have the mob chasing them for a cut of the disability check

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