Supreme Court to hear pen/ben case today

Public sector labor unions in New Jersey will take their case to the state’s highest court today in their battle with Gov. Chris Christie’s administration to fund a broken public pension and benefit system.

The Supreme Court will hear the oral arguments from both parties over the state’s decision to cut $1.6 billion from this year’s slated payment for the system at a 10 a.m hearing.

Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3) will personally attend the NJ Supreme Court argument on the pension case. Supreme Court to hear pen/ben case today