New York Law Aims To Protect Veterans From Pension PoachingGov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Friday making it illegal to receive compensation for assisting with the preparation of a claim and prohibits charging unreasonable service fees.
Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Put In For Pension Day After ConvictionIn spite of his felony corruption conviction on Monday, former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver may still be able to collect his state pension.
Christie Vetoes Bills Mandating State Pension Fund PaymentsNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday vetoed a bill requiring quarterly payments into the state’s public pension fund, and another measure calling for a $300 million payment into the system for fiscal year 2016.
Christie Expected To Veto Tax Increases As NJ Lawmakers Pass $35B BudgetDemocratic legislative leaders Thursday pushed through a $35 billion budget, which includes a four-year millionaires tax and a one-year corporate income tax increase.
Firefighters Union Blasts City Hall Over What It Says Is A Discriminatory Disability PolicyThe feelings were so intense, the passions so high that hundreds of firefighters showed up at City Hall on Monday to send a message to Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Gov. Christie Defends Budget Plan, Urges Parents To Not Opt Out Of PARCC During Town Hall EventGov. Chris Christie says the state would have to raise taxes to afford paying a court-mandated amount into the pension system for public sector employees.
NYC Firefighters Union Pushes For Better Disability PensionsUnion leaders are calling on the city to increase disability payments for firefighters and police officers.
Man Declared Dead Very Much Alive -- And Claims He Has Amnesia; Wife Takes Him To CourtWhen Leslie Bright’s husband, Winston, vanished in October 1990, she was overcome with grief.
Christie Calls For Changes To State Pensions, Wants Realty Transfer Fees TossedGov. Chris Christie's town hall meeting in Somerset on Tuesday focused on the state budget.
LIRR Pension Mistake Could Cost Widow Nearly $27,000MTA officials told Shirley Findel, who now lives in Port Richey, Fla., that she and her husband received extra money every month for nearly two decades because of a "processing error'."
Former Parsippany Police Captain Accused Of Improper Disposal Of DocumentsA former Parsippany police captain's retirement payout and pension have been held up as a result of township allegations he wrongly got rid of a large amount of police documents.
Report: Retired NJ State Employees 'Gaming The System' With Double-DippingAccording to an investigation by Mark Lagerkvist of New Jersey Watchdog, a news website devoted to public service journalism, 22 retired state police currently earn a pension and a salary.
U.S. Attorney: City Short-Changing Retired Workers Who Served In Military Since 9/11Bharara sued the city on behalf of three retired NYPD officers and others who served in the military after 9/11 but said they were short-changed by the city in their pensions.
N.J. Police Trooper Leaves Force After Stealing More Than $7,000 Worth Of Gas For Personal UseA veteran New Jersey state police trooper has left the force after admitting that he stole more than $7,000 worth of gasoline from state fuel pumps for his personal vehicles, according to a published report.
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.