Massachusetts Auditor blowing the whistle on lavish paydays and perks

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August 31, 2011, 6:43 pm

(NECN) – The names John Barranco and Richard McDonough don’t mean much to most taxpayers, but they are just two figures in a widening investigation of lavish pay and perks for providers of special education services: perks that included a no-show job for McDonough, a Beacon Hill lobbyist who got paid hundreds of thousands of dollars for no work.

On Wednesday, the Massachusetts Auditor put the weight of her office behind reforms.

Suzanne Bump is putting the spotlight on the scandalous and possibly criminal pay and perks for certain providers of special education services.

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