As was the case in Hutchinson, the problem of pension double-dipping
was the central issue before the Court.
Like contractor double-dipping
, liability is another murky area of the cleanup that Secretary Watkins has tromped right into, declaring in early 1991 that the private sector would be held accountable for questionable costs and environmental accidents.
In a searing response to a grievance filed by the police officers union last year, the city said "such double-dipping
is inappropriate and inconsistent with public policy, municipal financial procedures and the rules and regulations of the city and the Worcester Police Department."
Chris Turner, D-Grand Prairie, called the legislation a "common-sense bill that people in both parties agree needs to pass in order to close the double-dipping
City officials said the double-dipping
practice only came to light because of the new monitoring system, which not only tracks Police Department work activities, but which has built-in checks and balances to detect procedural or policy violations.
The government proposed a rule to prevent "double-dipping
" of losses when shares of a loss company are sold.
Chris Turner, D-Grand Prairie, laid out his bill to ban the controversial practice - called double-dipping
- in the House Pensions Committee on Monday.
WORCESTER - Two of the seven police officers under investigation for alleged double-dipping
have been placed on paid administrative leave.
He's looking for opportunities to attach the double-dipping
ban as an amendment to other bills.
Chris Turner, D-Grand Prairie, says he's found the perfect way for elected officials to practice what they're preaching about the need for fiscal restraint: ban "double-dipping
" by politicians.