New York State Pension

The Brian Lehrer Show

The Public Employee Response to Pensions

Monday, June 13, 2011

Governor Cuomo has proposed increasing pension contributions from new public employees and raising the retirement age. Greg Floyd, President of Teamsters Local 237, representing school safety officers and other public employees, responds to the Governor's proposal. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Pension Problems

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Mary Williams Walsh, business reporter for the New York Times, discusses the rising cost of insuring New York State's retired employees.  Then, New York City Comptroller John Liu talks about a journey to Europe to sell New York City bonds.

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Attorney General Hopefuls Spar Over Pension, Budget In First Candidate Forum

Tuesday, June 22, 2010


For the first time since the New York State Democratic Party convention, all five Democrats hoping to replace Attorney General Cuomo faced off yesterday. At a candidate forum hosted by City Hall News, each member of the crowded field eagerly tried to pop out of the pack by stressing their version of how best to restore voter confidence in government.