Christie Budget That Shorts Pensions No Help on National Stage

Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, center, greets diners at Hickory Park Restaurant Co. in Ames, Iowa, U.S., on Thursday, June 11, 2015.

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Chris Christie signed New Jersey’s budget after cutting more than $1.6 billion in new spending on items including pensions, and vetoing higher taxes on businesses and the rich as he has done in past years.

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