Sweeney and NJEA overlook feud to cut health care costs for teachers

There’s a deal to radically overhaul and save a billion dollars in the cost of public workers’ health insurance, and it was cut by an unlikely team of rivals. State Senate President Steve Sweeney teamed up with the NJEA — the teachers union that spent more than $5 million in an unsuccessful bid to get him voted out of office. Senior Correspondent Briana Vannozzi explains how the two sides struck a deal and what it means for the state.

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