In a stunning announcement, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said there will be no tax hikes to deal with the state’s enormous budget cap – and instead, there will be no payments for retiree pension and health benefits.
Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.
The retirees are accused of faking injuries to qualify for extra disability pension pay. Tuesday arrests came following 11 last October, including doctors who allegedly helped retirees game the system and former LIRR workers who claimed crippling injuries.
Residents at Cedar Crest Retirement Community are giving the New York Giants a senior Super Bowl shout-out. The rapping retirees, ages 74 to 91, have spent decades supporting Big Blue.
Federal prosecutors charged 11 people on Thursday with conspiracy in a decade-long fraud that authorities say poisoned the pension system used by employees of the nation’s largest commuter railroad.
Schumer told reporters that letting it happen would be a disaster not just for federal workers, but retirees, veterans and anyone else getting federal checks.
A state audit shows 10 school districts in New York paid nearly $239,000 for health insurance benefits for dead or ineligible retirees.