Gov. Chris Christie defends pension reform, promises fix at Long Hill town hall

Christie pushes pension changes at town hall

Christie pushes pension changes at town hall (February 26, 2014 7:18 PM)

Gov. Chris Christie defended proposed changes to the state's public worker pension program at a town hall today in Morris County.

Christie’s defense comes after Democrats criticized the governor for using those cuts in an effort to tackle $50 billion in health benefit and pension debt. Christie says he'll take "more extreme measures" to fix the system if the legislature refuses to cut costs.

"We...

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