Recent Media: 



Center for Cost Effective Government Urges Extending Property Tax Cap Permanently, May 2015

Taxpayer Advocates Promote Two School reforms, May 2015

Bill Would Eliminate Overtime in Pension Calculations, April 2015

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.”

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Steve Levy debates the need for pension reform in New York

District Mergers Might Catch On

Former Suffolk Exec Seeks Government Savings

The Center For Cost Effective Government Hosts A Conference

Levy’s Testimony Before Senate Local Government Committee

As County Executive:

News 12 Interview

State of the County Interview (News 12 LI)

2010 Governor’s Race:

Fox Five Interview 2010

Good Day New York Interview (Fox Five) 

Campaign Announcement (Newsday)

Campaign Announcement (WPIX 11)