Sharona Coutts in Propublica in December 2009 reported the following:
- Elliott Broidy, the Republican National Committee’s former finance chairman, “pleaded guilty Thursday to paying nearly $1 million in bribes to officials at New York State’s pension system”
- The New York pension system, with $110 billion in retirement savings, is controlled by a sole trustee with no board oversight. This system is still in place.
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