They left cheering.
By the time the vote came around,
“You’re talking about people who saved lives,” retired
Retirees of the former
At one point in the meeting, a motion was teed up for a vote that would have required
“I don’t believe it’s a horrible injustice,” Cross said.
A deal is a deal, Commission Chairman
“I can’t see going back on what firefighters who are now retired were promised,” he said.
The vote leaves for another day a debate about how to treat future retirees’ health insurance plans, though commissioners already have said they want to stop the retiree health benefit for all new hires.
“I don’t know where the line in the sand is going to be drawn,” firefighter union president
“This cannot go on like this,” he said. “We’re going to have to make some hard decisions.”
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