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Feds relent, allow East Providence to put Google cash towards police pension liability

By   /  January 11, 2013  /  Breaking News, Government & Politics, News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

East Providence City Council President James Briden addresses the media during a press conference announcing the release of Google allocation funds for pension liability use Friday, Jan. 11.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Spurred by the state’s congressional delegation, the United States Department of Justice Friday, Jan. 11, relented and will allow East Providence and North Providence to use asset forfeiture distribution money obtained through a settlement with Google Inc. towards closing unfunded police pension liabilities in both municipalities. U.S. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack […]

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Whitehouse, Reed announce East Providence can use Google money

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NORTH PROVIDENCE — At the urging of U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has agreed to allow the cities of East Providence and North Providence to use a portion of their share of a $500 million federal settlement with Google to help plug gaps in each city’s law […]

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