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Sweeney, Norcross Lose Support Of AFL-CIO

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  As reported by, two of the most prominent Democrats in the state legislature-both labor leaders-lost the support of a major union coalition Thursday, spelling possible trouble for their November reelection fights. The statewide AFL-CIO, representing 30 unions of public and private-industry members, voted in the annual endorsement conference not to support Senate President Stephen… Continue Reading

Sweeney Says He Is Drafting Bill To Change Pension, Benefits System for Public Workers

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  As reported by, Senate President Stephen Sweeney said today he plans to introduce legislation to increase health and pension benefits payments for public workers and that the Budget and Appropriation Committee will hold a hearing on it next week. Sweeney and Governor Chris Christie have reached an agreement on the measure, but Assembly… Continue Reading

Push is on to Reform NJ Pensions By End of June

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  As reported by, despite slim Democratic support, state Senate President Stephen Sweeney is prepared to move forward with a plan to overhaul public employee pensions and health benefits before the end of next month. Sweeney has lined up a small group of Democratic senators who said they would be willing to join with Republicans… Continue Reading

NJ Republican Propose Pension Reform Legislation

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  As reported by on February 8, 2011, Governor Christie’s plan to drastically change the State’s troubled pension system was introduced by Republican lawmakers on February 7, 2011, but Democrats who control the Legislature indicated they will push their own plan instead. Assemblymen Declan O’Scanlon and Gary Chiusano sponsored Christie’s proposals in the lower… Continue Reading