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Neither Christie Nor Sweeney Keen To Discuss NJ Pension Battle

Celebrating a bi-partisan effort to expand substance abuse treatment, both Governor Christie and NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney didn’t want to talk about the contentious effort to forge a budget in the next 12 days.


(Gov. Chris Christie.  File photo by Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

Judge’s Decision On Christie Pension Payments Could Poke Huge Hole In N.J. Budget

Judge Mary Jacobson has scheduled a hearing for June 25th, five days before New Jersey, by law, must adopt a new budget.


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Thousands Of Police, Firefighters Rally In Trenton

Several thousand police and firefighters held a rally today outside the New Jersey capitol. Theirs are the latest unions to go after New Jersey governor Chris Christie as he continues his efforts toward pension and benefit reform in the state.


Christie Aims to Limit NJ School Superintendents' Pay

New Jersey governor Chris Christie is expanding the so-called “toolkit” of reforms that municipalities can use to keep their budgets within the two-percent annual cap on property tax increases.


Christie Signs NJ Property Tax Cap Into Law

New Jersey’s annual two-percent cap on property tax hikes is now law. Governor Chris Christie signed the measure at a firehouse today just outside Trenton. KYW’s David Madden reports that Christie admitted the compromise worked […]