Archive for the ‘New Jersesy Pension’ Category

Murphy’s Appetite for NJ Pension Reform

When asked about it on Bloomberg this past week:
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Murphy’s answer with truth serum would come closer to:
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NJ Politician Crisis

With politicians in Kentucky, Illinois, and Connecticut taking some action on public pensions, why are New Jersey’s so supine? From this week’s State of Affairs:
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Senators Steven V. Oroho (R) and Paul A. Sarlo (D) and both dangerously wrong.

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Stop Digging – But How?

The New Jersey Assembly GOP youtube channel recruited Assemblyman Ned Thomson, possibly the only pension actuary in state government, to discuss “the critical need to fully fund the state’s public-worker pension system.”
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So what does “stop digging” mean to the NJ Assembly GOP? After a few viewings it seems they are pushing two paths:

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Missing Links on NJ Pension

NJspotlight reported:

Although local-government pension bills will essentially hold flat in the current fiscal year, that good news has been tempered by the release of yet another report labeling the overall state pension system the worst-funded in the nation.

Without making the obvious link:

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Back On Path in NJ

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney pushed his Path to Progress on NJTV noting:
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Who said it was enough?
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Full discussion:

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Truth on NJ Financial State

Truth in Accounting (TIA) yesterday released its tenth annual Financial State of the States with this helpful youtube:

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NJEA Wastes Murphy

Why go to the trouble of buying politicians when you don’t know how to use them?

That’s what struck me after reading David Wildstein’s blog this morning:

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