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'The Rock' Says He Has No Hard Feelings Toward Christie After Video ControversyDwayne “The Rock” Johnson has said he has no hard feelings toward New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, after he body-slammed Christie's humorous attempt to sell a pension-reform plan.
De Blasio Gets Some Of What He Wants In State Budget DealMayor Bill de Blasio received the funding for universal pre-kindergarten in the New York State budget – albeit without the tax hike on the wealthy he had requested.
NYC Workers Storm Retirement Systems Office To Get In On Soon-To-Be-Expired Pension PlanThey were calling out numbers at the New York City Employees Retirement System offices Thursday, and although they weren't giving out winning Mega Millions tickets, many will be set for life.
Landmark Pension Reform Figures To Save New York State $80 Billion Over 30 YearsPension reform was signed into law Friday in Albany. The landmark legislation changes future government workers' retirement benefits and saves the state billions.
Albany Mega Deal To Cover Redistricting, Casinos, Pension Reform Nearly DoneGovernor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders are expected to finalize a deal Wednesday night to settle four of the thorniest and high-profile issues at the state capital.
Battle Lines Drawn Between N.Y. Government, Public Workers Over Pension ReformThe intense battle raging in Albany to reform public worker pensions was joined Tuesday by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a bipartisan coalition of local officials who say pensions are choking their budgets and must be slashed.
NJ Paves Way On Tightening Public Worker BenefitsThe nation's financial downturn left many states in such a precarious position that they were forced this year to make tough decisions on expensive but long-untouchable public employee benefits.
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.
Gov. Christie, NJ Senate President Sweeney A True Political Odd CoupleMuch like Felix and Oscar of "Odd Couple" fame, Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic state Senate President Stephen Sweeney are learning to live together and breaking some china in the process.
'Hot And Sexy' Christie Addresses Flooding, Taxes & Pensions New Jersey Governor Chris Christie received an unusually warm reception at a town hall meeting Wednesday -- warm enough to make him blush.
Judge Upholds Health Payment For NJ Public WorkersPublic employees who challenged a requirement to start paying toward their health insurance have lost a round in court.
NJ Gov. Christie Delivers First State of the State SpeechNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie outlined his accomplishments and his future agenda in his first state of the state address on Tuesday.
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