As reported in NJ.COM on September 2, 2013, Police and Firefighters across New Jersey are walking away from the negotiations table with much less money.

Since January of 2011 — following a wave of reforms that capped municipal spending and arbitration awards — Police and Firefighter Unions have signed at least 160 new contracts, according

As reported in the Star Ledger on October 26, 2010, Governor Chris Christie joined with the Democratic Essex County Executive, Joe DiVincenzo, to stop a legislative effort to water down his proposal to cap public employee raises.

Democratic lawmakers were trying to pass a bill that would have allowed exceptions to Christie’s proposal for