New Jersey’s top court has sided with Gov. Chris Christie in a fight with public worker unions over pension funds.
Fourteen unions representing New Jersey public sector employees say they plan to sue Gov. Chris Christie again over planned contributions to government employees’ pension funds.
New Jersey’s three biggest pension funds for public workers have sued Gov. Chris Christie over his decision earlier this year to cut contributions to the funds.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said his proposals for fixing New Jersey’s underfunded pension system will come by the end of summer, but the governor said the problem can no longer be ignored.
The Democrat-controlled New Jersey Legislature voted Thursday to raise taxes on companies and high-earning individuals while fully funding pension funds for public employees, but no one doubts that Gov. Chris Christie will veto the measure.
Pension funds, mutual funds and other big institutions all want a piece of the rehabilitated GM. That means the three dozen banks divvying up the new shares may not have much left for individual investors.