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N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Christie Releases Mock Movie Trailer ‘No Pain, No Gain’

The governor’s office released a trailer Tuesday for a fake summer blockbuster movie titled, “No Pain. No Gain.”

07/15/2014

Former New York Governor David Paterson (file / credit: Steve Mack/Getty Images)

Former Gov. David Paterson Pushes For Pension Bill To Help Injured NYPD Cop Rosa Rodriguez

Former New York Gov. David Paterson is urging state lawmakers should pass a law exempting NYPD Officer Rosa Rodriguez, critically injured during a fire in Coney Island last month, from receiving only a reduced pension.

05/19/2014

Sheriff

Report: 17 Of New Jersey’s 21 Sheriffs Are Double-Dipping

The 17 double-dipping sheriffs and 29 undersheriffs are raking in $8.3 million a year, said New Jersey Watchdog’s Mark Lagerqvist.

10/27/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: governor.ny.gov)

Cuomo Discusses Initiatives To Strip Corrupt Lawmakers Of Pensions

Stripping politicians convicted of corruption of their pensions is not easy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says, but initiatives are in place to change that.

09/18/2013

Blind Brook-Rye Free Union School District Superintendent William Stark. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Westchester School Administrator’s Double Dipping Infuriates Public

A school superintendent in Westchester County, in fact, is raising eyebrows by going through the motions of retirement without even changing offices.

06/12/2013

$100 Bills (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

New Jersey’s ‘$100K Club’ Of Retirees Grows 50 Percent In Two Years

It’s perfectly legal, but to some, big pension payouts to public employees are outrageous and unaffordable, and they’re only growing.

04/15/2013

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut Legislature Turns Attention To Budget Deficit

With gun control reform accomplished, Connecticut state lawmakers now have to figure out how to deal with the over $2 billion deficit in the next two-year budget.

04/08/2013

Fracking equipment in South Montrose, Pa. (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Liu Wants Exxon To Release Info On Fracking; NYS Reaches Agreement With Cabot Oil

The New York City pension funds hold more than 11 million shares of Exxon stock. Now the funds and City Comptroller John Liu have called on the oil company to release data about its fracking operations.

02/05/2013

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

NYC Employee Retirement System form

NYC Workers Storm Retirement Systems Office To Get In On Soon-To-Be-Expired Pension Plan

They were calling out numbers at the New York City Employees Retirement System offices Thursday, and although they weren’t giving out winning Mega Millions tickets, many will be set for life.

03/29/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo - Yonkers, NY - Jan 18, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Bloomberg Backs Cuomo On Teachers As Gov. Hits The Road To Sell His Budget

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Yonkers today trying to sell his budget, which includes a 401(k) option for public employees and a system to evaluate teachers.

01/18/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Returns To New Jersey Touting Property Tax Savings

On Wednesday Christie was in Paramus – a key campaign district for Republicans – to meet with retirees to talk about their property taxes.

10/13/2011

Midtown Manhattan is seen from the air - New York, NY - Oct 24, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Study Says New York Cities To Be Hit Harder By Pension Costs

An analysis by the Manhattan Institute says New York’s cities will be hit especially hard by rising public pension costs.

08/26/2011

Joseph and Jim pose for a photo as they wait to be officially married at the City Clerk's Office - New York, NY - Jul 24, 2011 (credit: Anthony Behar-Pool/Getty Images)

Forum To Address Challenges NYC Same-Sex Married Couples Face

Even though New York is one of the few states in the nation to recognize same-sex marriage, St. Sen. Daniel Squadron points out that the federal government still doesn’t.

08/16/2011

City Hall - New York, NY - Oct 23, 2008 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Mayor Bloomberg Proposes Cutting Pensions

Future city police and firefighters could not boost their pensions by working overtime in their last years on the job under cuts proposed by the Bloomberg administration.

02/03/2011

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