DiNapoli’s Bill Targeting Pension Abuse Passed by State Legislature

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ALBANY, NY — The New York State Legislature passed legislation Monday night, June 20, 2011,  to boost State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s ability to catch those who abuse the state pension system. The bill grants the Comptroller’s office access to State Department of Taxation and Finance's wage reporting system to identify New York State and Local Retirement System retirees working …

eHeziDiNapoli’s Bill Targeting Pension Abuse Passed by State Legislature

Letter to the Editor: Open Letter to New York State and Local Government Retirement System BY Alan Smith

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Yonkers, NY, August 24, 2010 — The Yonkers Board of Education (YBoE) has not posted their agenda online for the meeting this Wednesday, August 25, 2010. The agenda will be contracts for certain YBoE retirees in violation of Retirement System guidelines specific to school districts (see below).

eHeziLetter to the Editor: Open Letter to New York State and Local Government Retirement System BY Alan Smith

Setting the Record Straight BY ROGER VITOLO

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Yonkers Firefighters Memorial As a firefighter for the City of Yonkers, I feel a need to set the record straight. There has been a lot of talk in the press and from political hopefuls about payroll abuse of civil service workers, and “pension padding”. Sensational headlines like to point out civil service personnel, particularly emergency service workers, earning high salaries. …

eHeziSetting the Record Straight BY ROGER VITOLO