Statements about Pensions
"New Jersey’s once-broken pension system is now solvent."
"There’s 21 congressmen and senators that have been convicted of felonies that still get their retirement, even in jail. They don’t have to wait until they’re 65."
"The judicial system is the most underfunded in this state, able to only pay 52 percent of its obligations. Meanwhile, judges get some of the richest pensions of all public employees."
Says Chris Christie "has refused to fund pensions by billions of dollars," and got legislative approval to begin "properly funding pensions" in 2018.
Says Joe Kyrillos "voted to raid the state's pension funds by $2.8 billion that is costing New Jersey taxpayers still today to the tune of nearly $15 billion dollars to repay that money."
Says judges "get better benefits at a lower cost than everybody else in the state."
Says Vince Polistina is "collecting nearly $70,000 in taxpayer-funded salaries -- plus a government pension."
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