Need to Know Rochester: New York's Pension Problem
A look at what the state faces if it wants to keep its pension promises to government employees and teachers.
A report this week says costs are exploding and that taxpayers will have to as much as quadruple the amount of money they contribute to cover state pension costs in the next five years. WXXI News Director Julie Philipp will discuss the report with Kent Gardner of the Center for Governmental Research.
Also on Need to Know Rochester, 2010 was a very good year...for Finger Lakes Wine. Expert Holly Howell explains what made this year particularly good.
Watch Need to Know Rochester Friday nights at 8:30 and Sunday afternoons at 12:30.