Phil Murphy is in the process of paying off media outlets up front and politicians prospectively in order to become the next governor of New Jersey without committing to any substantial plan of action on any issue of importance which is why this comment from an also-ran-to-be sparked my interest:
So I dashed off a facebook message asking about his positions on pension reform and cleaning up the swamp that is New Jersey local government. The response came a few minutes ago with links.
The plan on cutting government waste is to have a state office with no power make up a report. The pension reform plan is even dumber.
- Millionaire’s tax to put into the pension fund
- Negotiate lower cost health benefits
- Prohibit Pension Padding
- Get out of Hedge Funds
- Have Economic Growth