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Cashing in

Farley to start collecting pension next year

State senator Hugh T. Farley, greets supporters at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia on Election night.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
State senator Hugh T. Farley, greets supporters at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia on Election night.
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Sen. Hugh Farley, R-Niskayuna, is maxing out of the state’s pension system and is cashing out next year to protect his wife. The long-term public figure was first elected to office in 1970 for the Town of Niskayuna and then the state Senate in 1976. With his military time and an accounting quirk, he has about 46 years of public service heading into 2013, but will get credit for about 39 years of service. Because ...


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dmorgan
November 17, 2012
5:29 a.m.

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Hugh has been cashing in for years! So what's new? Oh that's right, now even more!

hadlock2_
November 18, 2012
7:38 p.m.

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Was he working for the state while he was an elected official? How can he do both jobs?

dmorgan
November 20, 2012
3:04 a.m.

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"In 1965, Dr. Farley was appointed to the faculty of the School of Business of the University at Albany where he advanced to Full Professor and Law Area Coordinator. In 2000, he was named Professor Emeritus of Business Law" when you show up to vote the party line it's easy!

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