Final piece of pension and benefits reform passed in Senate

TRENTON – The Senate passed the final piece of pension and benefits reform backed by Gov. Chris Christie and state Sen. President Steve Sweeney (D-3).

The final bill was amended in the Assembly vote on the measure last week, which eliminated the out-of-state restrictions of health care for state workers.

The bill passed without discussion, 36-0.

Final piece of pension and benefits reform passed in Senate