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.
Judge Tells Chris Christie: Put More Money In Pension FundsA judge has ordered Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the state Legislature to put more money into pension funds for retired public workers.
Zeoli Show Log 2.11.15Rich 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.
3 Pension Funds Suing Christie Over ContributionsOfficials at the Police and Fire Retirement System and two other funds say they filed the lawsuit on Wednesday.
Gov. Christie Talks Health Care, Pension Reforms At Ocean City Town HallIt’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.
Governor Corbett Considering Special Legislative Session To Deal With Pension CrisisDom Giordano talked with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about what he calls a crisis with public employee’s pensions.
Unions, Chris Christie Clashing Again Over PensionsGov. Chris Christie has not yet said how he plans to cut the costs of pensions for public workers.
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.
Gov. Christie Unveils Plan To Fix Unexpected Gap In New Jersey BudgetGovernor 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.
Lawmakers Trying To Figure Out How To Deal With NJ Budget ShortfallNew Jersey has 60 days to find an $800 million solution as an income tax shortfall leads to questions about cutting spending.
Next Move Corbett's In Long-Running Pension SagaGovernor 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.