Op Ed Pensions & Benefits

City Worker Pensions Vs. Kids

Bloomy Must Cut Youth Services Because Adult Costs Are Out Of Control

December 04, 2010

The $1.6 billion in budget cuts announced by Mayor Bloomberg last month are the most recent example of the consequences of the national recession for local governments. New York provides a troubling example of how the inability to contain costs associated with a large municipal workforce imposes a greater burden on the most vulnerable populations, notably low-income children.

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