Because Once You Suspend Democracy and Make a Single Public Official Into an All-Powerful Governor-General with the Power to Spend Money Any Way He Sees Fit, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
The court-appointed law firm that oversaw [Central Falls’] finances from May to July has advised the state the bill for its two months of work and other related services will be about $306,400, state official said.More to come on this subject, in the near future…
Amy Kempe, spokeswoman for the state-appointed receiver, Mark A. Pfeiffer, said state officials were “dumbfounded” by the figure.
“It’s staggering to us that the cost of the tenure of the judicial receiver would exceed $300,000,” Kempe said. “That’s close to 15 percent of the city’s 2009 deficit.”