LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has not yet said how he plans to cut the costs of pensions for public workers.

But their unions are already pushing back against the governor.

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Unions for police and firefighters have been criticizing Christie’s selection of a venue for his town-hall meeting scheduled for Tuesday. It’s being held near a playground built by volunteering police, firefighters and teachers in honor of a teacher killed in the 2012 Newtown, Connecticut school shooting.

Their complaint is that Christie is targeting public workers’ benefits with a tour of events he’s calling “No Pain, No Gain.”

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Union officials say they will fight any proposal Christie makes to reduce pension benefits and will also file a lawsuit in a bid to force him to make full pension contributions.

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