New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said at a town hall meeting Tuesday that he is working to fix the sins of past administrations by pushing for an overhaul of the state’s pension and health benefit system for public workers.
Bloomberg said in his speech Wednesday on Staten Island that spending cutbacks won’t stop New York from transforming itself into a city of the future.
Senate President Stephen Sweeney said he’ll soon announce major pension changes that will hinge on Gov. Chris Christie agreeing to start paying into the system. Payments have been skipped or greatly reduced in recent years.