Buffalo, N.Y. Teachers Spend $9M in Taxpayer Cash in '09 on Cosmetic Surgery

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    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Buffalo teachers left taxpayers on the hook for nearly $9 million worth of cosmetic surgery last year, according to the state-appointed authority overseeing public school finances.

    The Buffalo Fiscal Stability Authority found that last year's costs for elective procedures such as chemical peels and other skin treatments were up $8 million over 2004's $1 million tab for cosmetic surgery.

    Buffalo, N.Y. Teachers Spend $9M in Taxpayer Cash in '09 on Cosmetic Surgery - FoxNews.com
     
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    All this type of bullshit is going on while obie wan and his teacher's union push for more "stimulus" money. You are getting fucked over royally.
     
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    Apparently their contracted benefits allow for such things. Maybe the district should not have offered it on the table in the first place. Seems odd to me.
     
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    Unions baby. Unions.
     
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    Public funding for demonRats to have plastic surgery. Say no to demonRats.
     
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    Won't boob jobs be covered under Obamacare?
     
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    Well, unions can't just make benefits up...they are offered by management (or in this case) school districts...and both must agree when contracts are negotiated. In this case, you cannot blame members of a union for using benefits that are there to be used, can you?
     
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    I would certainly question the school district picking such medical benefits and/or approving such medical benefit options for their teachers. But don't blame the union members if this is offered legally for them....they didn't randomly decide to allow such benefits in the first place.
     
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    Oh, btw...having come from that area of NY...did you know that Western NY is the Republican/Conservative side of the state?
     
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    Holy hell.
     

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