• Rough Seas Ahead: The Hidden Cost of Public-Sector Retiree Health Benefits in New York

  • SEPTEMBER 06, 2012 | COUNTY GOV'T, GOVERNMENT REFORM, MANDATE RELIEF, NYS GOV'T

  • Retiree health benefits break the bank

  • A new report by the Empire Center for New York Policy has found that the state will have to come up with a whopping $250 billion to pay for promised health benefits for retired public workers, posing a major threat to municipal and state solvency...


     ...Current laws and contracts guarantee that most of the 1.3 million state and municipal workers will receive taxpayer-subsidized health benefits for life.

    For the full report issued by the Empire Center, please click here.

    Collision course ahead? Let us know what you think...

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