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Chris Christie
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference in Philadelphia, Friday, June 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Christie has done little to reform pensions, NJ residents say

A new poll out Tuesday reveals the vast majority of New Jerseyans think Gov. Chris Christie should have made a full payment into the public employees' pension system, despite his administration successfully arguing that a law he signed, requiring the complete payment, was unconstitutional.

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Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Cedar Grove April 23. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Cedar Grove April 23. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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The New Jersey pension ruling, heroin addiction and more on ‘D&D Today’

Here is what Deminski and Doyle are talking about on today’s show.

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Chris Christie
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at an event at the University of New Hampshire in Manchester, N.H., Tuesday, May 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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Pension reform plan could have system largely funded by 2043

As discussion about the public employees' pension system continues, one plan has been proposed that would have pensions 74.4 percent funded by 2043.

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New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney greets New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
(Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
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Garbage picking, pension funding and more on ‘The Daily List’

Here is what’s coming up on today’s Deminski & Doyle Show.

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Budget Address
Governor Chris Christie delivers his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Address to the Legislature in the Assembly Chambers at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
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State pensions – NJ Treasurer says full funding would be ‘irresponsible’

New Jersey's state treasurer says it would "irresponsible" for Gov. Christie to make the full, legally-required contribution of $3 million to the public employee pension fund, even though a judge has now ruled he should.

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Moody's calls the NJ pension decision a negative development. (Scott Eells/Bloomberg/Getty Images)
Moody's calls the NJ pension decision a negative development. (Scott Eells/Bloomberg/Getty Images)
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Moody’s calls pension decision a negative development

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A credit rating agency says a judge's ruling this week that Gov. Chris Christie and lawmakers must work together to pay more into public-sector pensions is a negative development.

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Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the February edition of Ask The Governor on NJ 101.5.
Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the February edition of Ask The Governor on NJ 101.5.
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Christie’s NJEA outreach aims at achieving pension, benefits reform

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expressing optimism about overhauling the state's public sector worker pension and health benefit systems -- and working with an old adversary to get it done.

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Gov. Chris Christie, with Eric Scott (right), on "Ask the Governor" in February (Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media)
Gov. Chris Christie, with Eric Scott (right), on "Ask the Governor" in February (Kira Buxton, Townsquare Media)
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Gov. Christie says he and NJEA are ‘getting closer’ to pension accord

Gov. Chris Christie said last night that he and the New Jersey Education Association are “getting closer” to a mutually acceptable "roadmap" toward a new approach to pensions for the state’s teachers - one that could become a model for other state worker unions.

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Gov. Christie, Sen. Pres. Sweeney, and kids
Governor's Office, Tim Larsen
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Pension battle boils again

If Gov. Chris Christie wanted a good fight, he sure has one over pension reforms.

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Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address
Gov. Chris Christie (Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
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Christie pension commission warns of shortfalls

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A commission convened by Gov. Chris Christie to look into the health benefits and pension liabilities for public employees reported Thursday that the costs threaten to put a $90 billion drain on New Jersey's future state budgets.

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