I read with interest "Senate GOP is blocking reform" [Editorial, March 19]. What's the point of a constitutional amendment depriving state legislators or officials of their pensions upon conviction for corruption if their spouses would still be entitled to their share of such a pension?

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Whether or not the spouse was complicit in such corruption, to allow the spouse a share of the pension would be ludicrous and would defeat the purpose of such an amendment.

Stuart J. Silverman, Wantagh