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Connolly, Walsh question arbitrator’s police ruling

Councilor at Large John R. Connolly vowed Tuesday to vote against an arbitration ruling for patrol officers, saying that the proposed pay hike would undermine Boston’s financial future.

As the police contract dominated attention in the race for mayor, both Connolly and his rival, state Representative Martin J. Walsh, urged the city and police to reopen negotiations. But the candidates differed on how to get the parties back to the bargaining table.

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