Forget it, Jake, it's Albany. The NY Times reports, "No one knows for sure how big the state work force actually is," because "the state has not one but two public payrolls," one controlled by the governor for state agencies and another for employees of public authorities, like the MTA, SUNY and CUNY systems, and judiciary—all of which have increased its workforce as the state has reduced its payroll. Assemblyman Richard Brodsky (D-Westchester) wants the authorities to disclose what they doing, "The state borrows less and less and hires less and less, and state authorities borrow more and more and hire more and more," and referring to the infamous figure who helped create the public authority system, "I’m sure Robert Moses was a nice man, but these are Frankenstein monsters."
NY Doesn't Know How Many Public Employees There Are
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"It puts more of a burden on New York — puts more of a burden on 49 other states."
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