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Chris Christie, in file photo. (Credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie At Town Hall Meeting: ‘We Can No Longer Afford Defined Benefit Pension Systems’

In his first town hall meeting since last August, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie described public pension liabilities as an unfunded problem that could reach disaster status in less than a decade.

02/25/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Judge Tells Chris Christie: Put More Money In Pension Funds

A judge has ordered Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the state Legislature to put more money into pension funds for retired public workers.

02/23/2015

Zeoli Show Log 2.11.15

Rich discussed today’s shooting at the University of North Carolina, Jon Stewart stepping down as host of the Daily Show, and President Obama seeking a war resolution from Congress. He also talked to Kaz Nejatian, the CEO of Kash.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/11/2015

NJ Governor Chris Christie, in a file photo. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

3 Pension Funds Suing Christie Over Contributions

Officials at the Police and Fire Retirement System and two other funds say they filed the lawsuit on Wednesday.

12/10/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie brought his town hall meeting on pension reform to the Ocean City boardwalk. But talk quickly turned to the Atlantic City casinos. (credit: David Madden/KYW)

Gov. Christie Talks Health Care, Pension Reforms At Ocean City Town Hall

It’s a bitter pill for many people, state employees in particular, to swallow. But Gov. Christie says the reforms adopted a couple of years ago are far from enough. And he cited a newly released report from the Pew Charitable Trust as proof.

08/17/2014

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Governor Corbett Considering Special Legislative Session To Deal With Pension Crisis

Dom Giordano talked with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about what he calls a crisis with public employee’s pensions.

07/22/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in file photo. (credti: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Unions, Chris Christie Clashing Again Over Pensions

Gov. Chris Christie has not yet said how he plans to cut the costs of pensions for public workers.

07/22/2014

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Union Plans To Sue Gov. Christie Over Pension Cuts

New Jersey’s State Treasurer received the brunt of the tongue lashings appearing before the committee to give details of the Governor’s budget plan. He had strong words for supporters of raising taxes on the rich to fix the state’s finances.

05/21/2014

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Gov. Christie Unveils Plan To Fix Unexpected Gap In New Jersey Budget

Governor Chris Christie laid out a plan to fix a $807M budget hole by reducing payments this year and next year to the state pension fund by a total of $2.5B.

05/20/2014

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Lawmakers Trying To Figure Out How To Deal With NJ Budget Shortfall

New Jersey has 60 days to find an $800 million solution as an income tax shortfall leads to questions about cutting spending.

04/30/2014

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Next Move Corbett’s In Long-Running Pension Saga

Governor Tom Corbett and his budget secretary have used stark terms to discuss the state of Pennsylvania’s public-sector pensions, a topic that many expect to be addressed when their 2014-15 budget proposal is unveiled in a little more than a week.

01/25/2014

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Legal Obligation To Care For Elderly Parents

In China, an adult’s failure to visit elderly parents has just become illegal. In some cases it is illegal in the states as well.

09/09/2013

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

(Photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Christie, NJ Legislators Reported Close On Deal For State Worker Benefits

Close, but no deal yet between New Jersey’s Republican governor and Democratic legislative leaders on pension and benefit reforms involving state workers.

06/09/2011

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Court Clears Way For 2 Incumbent Philadelphia City Council Members To Stay On Ballot

At issue where the re-election bids of city council members Marion Tasco and Frank Rizzo, along with the candidacy of City Commissioner Marge Targtaglione. All three are enrolled in the DROP pension program, and all three intend to return to office if re-elected.

04/30/2011

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