PODCAST: $22M in Public Safety OT since 2010

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

 

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The capital city has spent more than $22 million to cover public safety overtime costs in less than two years, with the overwhelming majority of funds being spent on the fire department, according to information obtained through a public records request. Between July 2010 (the beginning of the 2011 fiscal year) and May 18, 2012 (when the city released its numbers to GoLocalProv), Providence firefighters received $17,617,640 in overtime pay and police officers received $4,575,215. Helen and GoLocalProv News Editor Dan McGowan discuss. Click here to listen to the podcast

 

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