Quick quote of the day:
Then there's the state pension system, which faces a $40 billion shortfall.
"I'm at a loss to even conjure up something that's reasonable because the numbers are beyond comprehension," Florio said. "I wouldn't want to be in the position to give a State of the State in January. Because the state of the state is deplorable."
The real unfunded liability is significantly higher than $40 billion.
Not only is NJ is never going to fully fund SFRA, but the existing $8 billion K-12 aid package is unsustainable.
If the State loses its case over COLA payments state aid is going to be gutted before anyone realizes.