Public worker unions are preparing their response to claims from Gov. Chris Christie’s administration that a judge “fabricated” a right to pension contributions at a certain level.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie got into a heated exchange over pensions with a public school teacher at a town hall meeting Tuesday that was marked by frequent outbursts from protesters.
“He’s short again on the law he signed, so we are taking him to court for the third time with plenty of notice,” says Wendell Steinhauer, President of the New Jersey Education Association.
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice who quit in late October after being linked to a pornographic government email scandal is collecting an $11,000-a-month public pension.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge has denied a request by Trump Entertainment Resorts to be relieved of its pension obligations under a collective bargaining agreement with workers at the Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
A Pennsylvania arbitrator has ruled that Jerry Sandusky’s $4,900-a-month Penn State pension be reinstated, including back payments from October 2012, when his child molestation conviction prompted the state retirement system to end his benefits.
The $34.4 billion state budget New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie proposed Tuesday makes a required $2.25 billion payment to the public worker pension fund without raising taxes but leaves virtually nothing left over to fund major new programs or initiatives.
New Jersey is in good shape and getting better in the eyes of the Governor. Legislative Democrats would beg to differ.
Jerry Sandusky’s campaign from behind bars to have his Penn State pension restored will go before a hearing examiner this week in Harrisburg, more than a year after his child molestation conviction led the state pension agency to revoke it.
The 2009 one-percent hike in the Philadelphia sales tax was supposed to be temporary, but it’s now permanent as part of the state’s solution to the school district cash crisis.
The Philadelphia Pension Board has voted to sell stocks that are tied to the gun industry, if companies don’t adhere to a new set of principles, designed to reduce gun violence.
The State Employees’ Retirement System notified Sandusky he will no longer receive his $59,000 annual pension following his conviction and sentence in the child sexual abuse scandal.
Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer says that Sandusky will fight to keep his $59,000 annual pension.
“If we don’t start addressing pensions right now, in 2016-17, $4.3 billion of the budget goes to pension. What does that do to funding everywhere else that we need to have the funding?” Corbett said.