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"Boss Silver whacks taxpayers"

New York Daily News editorial comes down hard on Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver for his maneuverings (mentioned a few days back) to derail a bill that would curb "double-dipping" in injury claims by public employees. "Because of a quirk in state law, injured public workers can sue for wages and medical costs even when, thanks to full health insurance coverage and generous disability benefits, they haven't lost a dime of either," the News says. Henry Stern's readers at NYCivic "StarBlog" also comment.



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.