Category Archives: Quinn Bill

Boston Quinn Bill Case at the SJC

The Boston Quinn bill case will be argued later today at the Supreme Judicial Court. For anyone interested in watching the argument I have attached a link here where Suffolk law broadcasts all the arguments for the court. The case … Continue reading

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Quinn Bill Update 10/2011

On November 8th, the Supreme Judicial Court will hear arguments in the Boston Quinn bill case. The case, number SJC-10861 will be the end result of a legal rangling over the last few years and will likely resolve a number … Continue reading

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Quinn Bill update 9/2011

According to Sandulli Grace, The lawsuit involving the City of Boston and the reduction of Quinn Bill benefits a few years ago is progressing with a likely next court date some time in November. Apparently the Massachusetts Municipal Association has … Continue reading

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Gov. Patrick proposes adding $300 million to state “rainy day fund”…Quinn Bill still unfunded

According to an article on Boston.com, Governor Deval Patrick has proposed adding an additional $300 million from last year’s surplus to boost the state’s rainy day fund to over $1 billion dollars. That is a 1 with 9 zeros, or … Continue reading

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Quinn Bill Eliminated

Governor Deval Patrick signed the $30.6 billion budget. The budget according to the Boston Herald, also finally eliminated the Quinn bill altogether after a number of years of cuts. In the past few years there was a nominal amount included … Continue reading

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Governor Patrick’s budget proposal unveiled- cuts to local aid, and State Police

Governor Deval Patrick unveiled his 2012 budget proposal today, replete with heavy cuts to public safety. Patrick’s proposal slashes local aid (non-school aid) by $65 million, $45 million cuts to indigent counsel, and reduces the State Police budget by $6.2 … Continue reading

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Tyngsborough police union latest to sue for Quinn benefits

The Tyngsborough Police Officers Association has notified the town of its intent to sue for full payment of Quinn benefits. Joining several police unions around the state, the union is demanding that the town of Tyngsborough fulfill their contract obligations and … Continue reading

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