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Resource ID: #13832
Subject: State Government
Source: Boston Globe
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The Boston Globe investigates the Massachusetts' disability retirement system, once hailed as a national model as it provides $185 million in annual pensions to 11,266 state and local workers injured on the job. But in fact, after a vaulted reform effort in the early 1980s, the system quietly dissolved into the worst kind of bureaucracy - rife with costly waste and abuse, and run by functionaries unaware of its failings and unable to complete its mission. (May 12-14, 1996)

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