Money in a pants pocket
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Voters in New York state will decide next month whether to authorize judges to strip the pensions of corrupt officials.

New York State has quietly dropped its probe into the use of overtime to pad the pensions of public employees ... Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

When he was running for Governor in 2010, Andrew Cuomo's campaign was buzzing about the problem of "pension padding". Cuomo launched an investigation into pension padding at 64 public entities while he was Attorney General, but no final report was ever issued.