Christie: Budget Must Be Balanced With Pension, Retiree Health Care Cuts 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.
Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral MathPaul 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.
U.S. Attorney: 10 More Charged In Long Island Rail Road Disability Fraud SchemeThe 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.
Seniors Honor Super Bowl-Bound Giants With Rap VideoResidents 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.
Report: Over Half Of LIRR Retirees In '10 Claimed DisabilityFederal 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.
GOP, Dem Senators Say Gov't Shutdown AvoidableSchumer told reporters that letting it happen would be a disaster not just for federal workers, but retirees, veterans and anyone else getting federal checks.
NY School Audits Find Health Benefits For The DeadA state audit shows 10 school districts in New York paid nearly $239,000 for health insurance benefits for dead or ineligible retirees.