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Quinn cut would take toll

Local budgets may be left with full tab

Police Chief Daniel C. O'Leary of Brookline says the loss of state support for the Quinn Bill would hurt recruiting efforts and nudge experienced officers toward retirement. Police Chief Daniel C. O'Leary of Brookline says the loss of state support for the Quinn Bill would hurt recruiting efforts and nudge experienced officers toward retirement. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff/File 2008)
By Connie Paige
Globe Correspondent / April 30, 2009

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Some local communities may have to come up with hundreds of thousands of dollars to cover police salaries if the Legislature cuts funding for the so-called Quinn Bill, which guarantees pay increases to police officers with a college degree. (Full article: 1107 words)

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