Christie takes his budget plans to town hall meeting

Gov. Chris Christie is again touting his budget plans for the upcoming fiscal year in a town hall meeting.

Christie takes his budget plans to town hall meeting

Christie takes his budget plans to town hall meeting (3/10/15)

SOMERVILLE - Gov. Chris Christie is again touting his budget plans for the upcoming fiscal year in a town hall meeting.

The governor is holding his 130th town hall since taking office.

Christie unveiled a budget plan last month that includes a far smaller contribution to the state public employees' pension system than he'd agreed to during his first terms.

More than a dozen unions have declared their intention to sue. But Christie has been arguing a $1.3 billion contribution is all the state can afford.

Christie spoke and took questions for more than two hours at a town hall event last week. Tuesday's meeting is being held at a school gymnasium in Somerville.

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