Health Benefits

President Barack Obama (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Businesses Gear Up For Obama Health Care Law

Some employers are cutting spousal benefits and work hours.

08/22/2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (credit:AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Political Analysts Say Christie’s Public Employee Benefits Reform ‘Significant’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says a deal to reform public employee benefits is his greatest accomplishment since taking office in 2010.

06/24/2011

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

NJ Assembly OKs Bill Hiking Costs For Pension And Health Benefits

The divisive bill passed 46-32 with support from all Republicans who were present and a smattering of Democrats.

06/23/2011

Health care graphic (Credit: AP)

NJ Dems Oppose Limits On Out-Of-State Medical Care

Some Democrats are vowing to fight a provision in a proposed health benefits law that would limit New Jersey public workers’ access to out-of-state medical care.

06/19/2011

Union rally in Trenton on March 3, 2011 (Photo/Marla Diamond)

NJ Police, Firefighters Protest Staff Cuts Outside Statehouse

Organizers said up to 10,000 were expected to protest staff cuts and promote public safety. They said budget cuts and layoffs have thinned their ranks to unsafe levels.

03/03/2011

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Proposals Would Shrink NJ Public Worker Health Benefits

New Jersey’s Republican governor and the Democratic state Senate president agree that public workers must pay more for their health benefits.

02/16/2011

New York State Senate (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Funding Snag For NY Gov’t Retiree Benefits

The findings were released Wednesday by the Empire Center for New York State Policy. It’s part of the fiscally conservative Manhattan Institute.

10/13/2010