Assembly Minority Leader: Not easy to oppose Sweeney’s pension proposal
Where is the aggressive opposition to Steve Sweeney's proposal of a constitutional change that would require quarterly payments to the pension system? Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick called to give us his answer today.
According to the Assemblyman, the pension review commission is supposed to be bipartisan but the Democrats won't talk about reform, let alone vote on it.
Efforts to stop their legislative advancements, he continued, are only complicated by the fact that most media outlets don't sympathize with the Republican view.
"We'll do a press conference and five people will show up. Democrats will do a press conference and 30 will show up because they're in the majority." Bramnick said. "It's not easy to get the Republican aggressive opposition out there."
Bramnick finished by noting that everyone would love to get what they want, but if the money isn't there and the system collapses, no one will benefit.
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Bill Spadea is host of the Chasing News TV program. He is the host of the morning show here on NJ 101.5 show, and you can hear his opinion about all things New Jersey here, or by tweeting @BillSpadea.
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