Daily Archives: April 2, 2012

WSJ Weighs In on Teachers' Pay

WSJ -TEACHERS ARE NOT UNDERPAID

The WSJ takes a tip from the world of diving and applies    Degree of Difficulty to education.   It corrects Bure

au of Labor statistics in pension projections and offers a different perspective on job security.

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YNN REPORTS ON FINANCIAL BACKING IN NYS FOR MANDATE RELIEF

Voters interested in saving New York and pursuing Mandate Relief should know about The Committee to Save New York, an alliance of business interests which supports the property tax cap and

mandate relief. According to YNN, last year the Committee to Save New York spent about $12 million to support Gov. Cuomo's financial reform efforts. It will do the same this year. Heather Bricetti is a member of the Committee's advisory board and President and CEO of the Business Council of New York. She is interviewed here on YNN and discusses Gov. Cuomo's pension proposal and the Committee's interest in mandate relief and financial reform. Voters should be know that there is substantial financial support in NYS for mandate relief.

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Siena Poll: Union Voters Disagreed with their leadership and supported Cuomo's new pension tier proposal.

Union leadership criticized Gov. Cuomo's proposal for a new pension tier. And the NYS Legislature watered his proposal down before enacting it. But surprise, surprise – union members disagreed with their leadership and the Legislature. buy viagra cheap online

f=”http://www.siena.edu/uploadedfiles/home/parents_and_community/community_page/sri/sny_poll/SNY_February_2012_Poll_Release_FINAL.pdf”>A Feb. 2012 Siena Poll revealed:

“More than two-thirds of voters – including a majority of voters from union households – support the Governor‟s proposal to create a new pension tier for future government employees, requiring them to make larger contributions to their retirement plans and saving employers money. It is overwhelmingly supported by voters from every party and region…”

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