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Murphy Rolls Back Recent Pension Change Made By Christie

Posted in Public Employment Pension Crisis
As reported by, Governor Phil Murphy’s administration is rolling back a change to New Jersey’s public worker pension system that Chris Christie slipped in during the waning days of his administration that raised government contributions by more than $800 million. The acting State Treasurer, Elizabeth Muoio, said Christie’s surprise reduction in assumed rate of… Continue Reading

Report: Port Authority Police Earn Far More Than Counterparts In Region

Posted in Uncategorized
  As reported by, Port Authority police officers earn far more than counterparts from most surrounding local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including 57 percent more than New Jersey State Troopers, according to a report from an independent watchdog group. The Citizens Budget Commission also found that officers of the Port Authority of… Continue Reading

NJ Law Enforcement Increases Efforts Against Rising Gang Activity

Posted in Uncategorized
  As reported by, state law enforcement authorities are mounting a coordinated response to rising gang activity in cities and suburbs, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said. Gang violence in the state has become “more widespread, more violent and more sophisticated” in recent years, Fishman told about 400 law enforcement agents at the opening… Continue Reading

Suspension of Transit Police Sergeant Sustained

Posted in Public Employee Discipline
  On September 8, 2009, the Appellate Division decided In the Matter of Sergeant Maryelyn Conway, Docket No.: A-6162-07T3. In the case, Sergeant Maryelyn Conway appeals from an administrative determination of the New Jersey Transit Police Department suspending her for a period of four days for two related minor disciplinary infractions. On the night of… Continue Reading