Cost of pensions soars on LI
LI taxpayers will ante up $1.25B for the state's pension system this year.
Report: Public pension costs will clobber LI
New York State taxpayers' contributions to the Teachers Retirement Fund could quadruple by 2016, perhaps rising to as high as ...
State to public employees: Please retire. Now.
The state has authorized early-retirement incentives to get longtime public employees out the door.
Pension padding - everyone is doing it, AG says
Nurses do it. Toll collectors do it. Even agency directors do it: Pension padding is a common practice among government ...
14 of top 20 pension recipients from LI schools
Fourteen of the state's top 20 pension recipients retired from Long Island school districts, according to state data.
Ex-Roslyn school officials collect pensions in prison
Frank Tassone earns $1.05 a day working as a porter at the Mid-State Correctional Facility in Oneida. Cleaning toilets and ...
Activist seeks to disbar pension-taking lawyers
George Deabold of East Islip said Thursday he would file a complaint with the state Grievance Committee.
Private lawyers, public pensions: The loophole
Gov. David A. Paterson signed a bill this month to crack down on private attorneys who improperly secured public pensions, ...
New lesson on pensions
Dramatic new legislation barring attorneys from serving as both employees and independent contractors for school districts effectively shuts the door ...
'Jumbo pensions' spark state funding debate
As state officials struggle to close gaping holes in the budget and deal with skyrocketing retirement costs, records show that ...