Advertisement
 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Amsterdam, NY ,

 

Advertisement

NY court takes up teacher pension privacy issue

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - Updated: 10:08 AM

ALBANY (AP) — New York’s highest court will soon decide whether the names and benefits of retired teachers in public pension plans should be made public.

The Empire Center, a project of the fiscally conservative Manhattan Institute think tank, was denied the names by the state and city teachers’ retirement systems under the state Freedom of Information Law. The teacher pension systems cite a recent court decision that protects the privacy of police retirees in refusing to release names.

The Empire Center collects such data for its own research, for news media and for private individuals to track how public funds are spent and help identify any abuse. The center doesn’t seek addresses or other data.

The Court of Appeals will hear arguments within weeks.

The teachers’ retirement systems had no immediate comment.

     

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Advertisement
Subscribe to The Recorder

 

The Recorder Sports Schedule

Most Popular

    Area high school sports calendar
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016

    APD: Man wasn't shot, had aneurysm
    Thursday, May 19, 2016

    GASD board approves veterans tax exemption
    Friday, May 20, 2016

    Janet Louise Tesiero
    Saturday, May 21, 2016

    Aldermen eye cutting city's funds for library
    Saturday, May 21, 2016

    A job well done: 474 graduate from F-MCC during Friday's commencement
    Saturday, May 21, 2016

    Drinking water may remain off for year at three schools
    Friday, May 20, 2016

    Alan Young, star of 1960s sitcom 'Mr. Ed,' dies at 96
    Monday, May 23, 2016

    Jane Potts
    Saturday, May 21, 2016

    Town officials send solar zoning regulations back to the planning board
    Thursday, May 19, 2016

Advertisement

Copyright © McClary Media, Inc.

Privacy Policies: The Recorder

Contact Us

Twitter

Instagram

Facebook