Steve was quoted recently in Newsday:
Former Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy, who now is executive director of the Center for Cost Effective Government public advocacy group, said the bill is prompted by a March article in Newsday. It reported that 90 retired government workers and teachers statewide are eligible to collect more than $200,000 a year in pensions. More than a quarter of the 90 retirees worked on Long Island. In all, nearly 8,000 retirees statewide are eligible to collect in excess of $100,000 a year.
The article “identified just how out of control the overtime padding is,” Levy said. “It is simply unsustainable.”
Read the whole article at Newsday.com!
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