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N.J. Democrats begin final push on controversial pension maneuver

assetContentTRENTON — State lawmakers are initiating a final push Monday to get a constitutional amendment mandating contributions to New Jersey’s public pension system on the ballot in November. The state Legislature approved the ballot question last year and must pass it again this year with a simple majority in order to qualify for the fall election.…

Posted: June 6th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, Pensions | Tags: , | 2 Comments »

2 Comments on “N.J. Democrats begin final push on controversial pension maneuver”

  1. TO: NJ Republican Legislators said at 9:53 am on June 6th, 2016:

    Over the years, your antics, your proposals, your bills, have severely hurt working class families. You have all jumped on the Christie band wagon to vilify public workers and the unions that represent them. All this, while NEVER saying a word about the unethical behavior of Christie.

    I can go on and on about governor downgrade. Your political stock and fortunes rose when he was very popular his first term. Now things have changed drastically.

    We are middle-class, working people. We are unionized people. We are Republicans, Democrats, and Independents.

    We also vote!

  2. Well said! said at 10:24 pm on June 6th, 2016:

    That pretty much outlines why we will likely not have another GOP NJ governor in many of our lifetimes.. Sad.. And, is also why one sees the upheaval in both of the party organizations- who, for so long, have prioritized themselves, and holding on to their power, over we who pay all the bills!