Christie calls on Democrats to declare stance on judge pensions

TRENTON - Two weeks before Election Day, Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) is calling on state Democrats to declare where they stand on the judicial pension battle.

The governor's pension cuts affected over 500,000 state employees, but Christie says 432 judges hid behind a constitutional amendment to exempt themselves from the cuts.

Christie says it's fundamentally unfair and taxpayers deserve to know where everyone stands before the next election.

Christie officially appealed the judicial pension exemption to the appellate court and says if is not overturned, he will make sure it ends up on the ballot for the people to decide.

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