Some public worker pay is too high
Regarding "Facing high costs" [News, Oct. 14], Nassau and Suffolk counties will never be reasonable places to live until their government agencies begin to live within their means.
The salaries and benefits of public workers -- police, school administrators, teachers, etc. -- must begin to conform to the median incomes in America, or even just New York State.
Long Island taxpayers can no longer continue to make potentially wealthy people out of a select few at the expense of the rest.
Ronald Gendron, Smithtown
Editor's note: The writer is a retired SUNY police officer.