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Mayors want health costs on ballot

Legislators say cities to blame for benefits

By Sean P. Murphy
Globe Staff / March 10, 2010

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A group of Massachusetts mayors, fed up with what they say is legislative inaction on skyrocketing municipal health care costs, has launched a ballot initiative for 2012 aimed at giving cities and towns more flexibility in reducing expensive benefits for employees, retirees, and elected officials. (Full article: 729 words)

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