Christie signs bill giving ex-Camden mayor, other N.J. politicians bigger pensions

On his final full day in office, Gov. Chris Christie on Monday signed a controversial bill into law that will increase the pensions of former Camden Mayor Dana Redd — a Democratic ally — and some other elected New Jersey officials.

Christie made no statement on the measure, which was one of 150 he took action on before he’s set to leave office Tuesday. His office did not immediately return a message seeking comment.

The Democratic-controlled state Legislature fast-tracked the Democratic-sponsored legislation in the final weeks before a new set of lawmakers were sworn in and …read more

Source: NJ.com Camden

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