Who in the private sector is getting a $5000 bonus to take a voluntary layoff, in addition to years of unemployment? Who in the private sector is getting a $7500 bonus to retire? They should work for the the governor. The Herald reports:
Gov. Deval Patrick bucks words with big buyouts
Gov. Deval L. Patrick, who has railed against big-bucks buyouts at agencies such as Massport, is offering thousands in severance deals to staffers who voluntarily hit the bricks – leaving taxpayers footing what could be a multimillion dollar tab.