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NJ Politicians Not Likely to Face Up to Fiscal Crisis Before 2017

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NJ Politicians Not Likely to Face Up to Fiscal Crisis Before 2017

Good news, not bad, plays well with voters in election year, according to political scientists
By Mark J. Magyar, April 29, 2013 in More Issues

New Jersey faces a major long-term fiscal crisis that it should deal with now, but don’t look for political leaders from either party to even talk about the problem seriously until at least 2017, political scientists agree.

“There’s the reality of the numbers and the reality of the political situation,” said Ben Dworkin, director of Rider University’s Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics. “The numbers are daunting. Even after the recent reforms, we are still talking about tens of billions of dollars needed for pension and retiree health benefits.”

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/13/04/28/nj-pols-not-likely-to-face-up-to-fiscal-crisis-before-2017/

One thought on “NJ Politicians Not Likely to Face Up to Fiscal Crisis Before 2017

  1. All spineless cowards including the governor.

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