Christie applauds Legislature’s vote on judicial pensions, says judicial branch is ‘dead wrong’

TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie applauded the Legislature Monday for following through with their promise to send the question of judicial pension to New Jersey voters.

“Rarely has the public seen such unanimity between the legislative and executive branches that the judicial branch was dead wrong,” Christie said in a statement.

“I congratulate the Legislature for their decisive, bipartisan action that lives up to the promise of our historical pension and benefit reform by making sure everyone is treated fairly,” he said. “I pledge to do all I can this fall to ensure passage of this amendment to our Constitution and truly believe that New Jersey voters will deliver the same message of fairness to the judiciary as well.”

Earlier in the month, Christie vowed to campaign on the issue if the Legislature is successful in putting a constitutional amendment question on the November ballot.

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