The AFL-CIO will begin running TV ads soon in opposition to the Governor's pension reform plan. This after Mr. Cuomo said he will let April 1 pass without a budget and put his pension plan in the extender bills needed to keep the state in business.
It will be an interesting showdown, and the Governor's plan does not affect existing employees, only future hires.
Everybody understands the deal in place now will be honored for those hired under those terms, but only some acknowledge the future hinges on controlling costs. Local governments are raising property taxes to pay for what's been going on for decades.
The pension deadlock - Times Union