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Chris Christie’s Epic Exxon Screw-up

Robert Hennelly Salon
Chris Christie's epic screw-up: Exxon giveaway is even more of an environmental disaster than thought. As public opposition to sweetheart pollution deal mounts, Chris Christie can't be bothered.


Christie's Pension Payment Reduction Plan Sparks Lawsuit From CWA

Salvador Rizzo The Star-Ledger
New Jersey Governor Christie is reducing pension payments worth $2.43 billion to cover a budget deficit thus threatening the stability of the pension fund. He is walking away from a pension overhaul he signed in his first term. He is being sued by the Communications Workers of America and the New Jersey Education Association.
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