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Politics at play in NJ’s latest pension reform push
Politics at play in NJ’s latest pension reform push
In 2011, State Sen. President Steve Sweeney (D-West Deptford) partnered with Gov. Chris Christie to usher through historic reforms to the public workers' pension and health benefits system. The political landscape in New Jersey has changed dramatically over the last three years. The governor is calling for more reforms, but Sweeney won't be in Christie's corner this time.
Christie releases ‘No Pain No Gain’ – Waste of money?
Christie releases ‘No Pain No Gain’ – Waste of money?
In his never ending quest to bring about pension reform, Governor Christie has taken to releasing a mock movie trailer urging the public and (hopefully) the Legislature to get behind his efforts to bring about real pension reform. The mock movie is entitles “No Pain, No Gain,” and shows clips of the Governor in a series of town hall meetings discussing the issue; along with a clip of “The Rock” Dw
Pension Contention
Pension Contention
Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-West Deptford) said he hopes public employee labor unions are successful in their lawsuit to stop Gov. Chris Christie from slashing the state's pension payment in the current fiscal year. The case is set to be heard on June 25.

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