Poll: What’s the Best Path Out of New Jersey’s Pension-System Mess?

NJ Spotlight | June 11, 2015 | Polling
The problems with the state’s public-employee pension system aren’t going to go away. Is there a solution in sight?

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Now that the New Jersey Supreme Court has decided that the state does not have to live up to a 2011 promise to make a series of increasing contributions to the public-employee pension fund, Gov. Chris Christie and lawmakers have to figure out how to deal with a pension system that’s at least $40 billion in debt — and getting deeper.