State News

Christie Unveils Pension Reform Plan

TRENTON – Monday, Gov. Chris Christie unveiled a sweeping package of reform measures aimed at making the state and local employee pension system sustainable for current and future retirees by reducing benefits and increasing employee contributions.

Bill To Restore Income Eligibility Guidelines For State AIDS Drug Distribution Program Advances

TRENTON – A bill which would formally restore the income eligibility guidelines for New Jersey’s AIDS Drug Distribution Program (ADDP) to the levels they were at before Governor Christie scaled back the program in the FY 2011 State Budget was approved by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee Monday by a vote of 6-3, with one abstention.