A judge on Monday ordered New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the state Legislature to put more money into pension funds for retired public workers.
High property taxes have some homeowners in New Jersey feeling the pinch, taxes went up dramatically in 2014 despite a cap.
The governor’s office released a trailer Tuesday for a fake summer blockbuster movie titled, “No Pain. No Gain.”
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.
The 17 double-dipping sheriffs and 29 undersheriffs are raking in $8.3 million a year, said New Jersey Watchdog’s Mark Lagerqvist.
Stripping politicians convicted of corruption of their pensions is not easy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says, but initiatives are in place to change that.
A school superintendent in Westchester County, in fact, is raising eyebrows by going through the motions of retirement without even changing offices.
It’s perfectly legal, but to some, big pension payouts to public employees are outrageous and unaffordable, and they’re only growing.
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.
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.
Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.
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.
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.
On Wednesday Christie was in Paramus – a key campaign district for Republicans – to meet with retirees to talk about their property taxes.
An analysis by the Manhattan Institute says New York’s cities will be hit especially hard by rising public pension costs.