Senate President Steve Sweeney Breaks Down NJ's Pension and Healthcare Crisis



senator let's clarify when you say the pension and healthcare situation you mean for state Public Employees break it down a little bit what is we I've asked you this before but bring us up to speed what is the crisis the crisis right now is Steve all the money that comes into the state each year we have growth in revenue every year every penny is going to pension in healthcare costs now there's no money to invest in colleges there's no money to invest anywhere unless you raise taxes it's New Jersey's got the fifth highest tax burden in the nation and it's time to fix the problems rather than just keep taxing also brought to you by International Union of Operating Engineers local 825 and by RWJ Barnabas health

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