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Governor Christie continues his misguided practices and attempts to push further reform on the men and woman on the front lines of defense for NJ. He recently issued an Executive order and added another Trenton commission to provide a detailed study and recommendations on pensions. NJ currently has individual boards and an investment council for […]
LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP – It was the first time Gov. Chris Christie had come to any event in Republican-red Ocean County where the protesters outnumbered his supporters. And these were not just ordinary protesters — they were police officers and firefighters in the hundreds from all over New Jersey, outraged that Christie on Tuesday had come […]
WIMBERLY, CRYAN & SINGLETON BILL PROTECTING EMPLOYEE PENSION PAYMENTS FROM BEING HIJACKED BY CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION GAINS ASSEMBLY APPROVAL Measure Would Bar Administration from Using Increased Employee Contributions to Offset State’s Obligation (TRENTON) – By a vote of 51-28, the General Assembly on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Benjie Wimberly, Joseph Cryan and Troy Singleton […]
After a long fought battle, a bill was passed in both the Senate and Assembly that extends the cap on interest arbitration until 2017. The bill was fast tracked over the past week, without hearings in either the Senate or Assembly committees, and instead moved directly to a floor vote after a compromise was […]
PRIETO STATEMENT ON POLICE & FIRE INTEREST ARBITRATION (TRENTON) – Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson, Bergen) released the following statement Monday on police and fire interest arbitration and extending the 2 percent cap on base salary awards. The Assembly approved a bill to extend the cap on March 27 (A3067 / S1869) but the governor blocked it […]