New Jersey public pension protesters reach out to Gov. Christie

New Jersey public workers are calling for action from Gov. Chris Christie about pension plans.

Gov. Chris Christie was met by more than 200 firefighters, police officers and teachers that silently protested in call for public pension reforms.

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New Jersey bill passed to give more pension incentives to early teacher retirees

In New Jersey, a new bill passed that would give more pension incentives to teachers who retired early.

On June 26, New Jersey lawmakers passed a new controversial bill that will give teachers and other school district employees in Camden pension incentives to consider an early retirement, The Star-Ledger reported.

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NJ governor doesn’t want state to end up like Detroit

New Jersey public workers and retirees could see lower pension funding from the state.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recently said on NJ 101.5′s “Ask the Governor” radio program that he didn’t want the state to face the same fate as Detroit.

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