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My first guest says when a democratic governor.
-- the red ink on the sheet while this -- has already hit the -- he didn't say that I did but I just wanted to -- -- silly embarrassing things.
The former New Jersey democratic governor Richard Cody -- -- Governor this must be pretty -- if it's -- New York lays their target these cuts when it.
No question about I mean when I was governor I said in the future we cannot sustain these benefit levels -- pension.
Levels at all so I can convened a commission and they said that the governor's right.
In the future we've got to do something so what's along for the legislature and Governor Christie to level for three pension reform bill saying to.
You know board of education -- -- campaign.
A portion of your benefits only one point five and a private -- you and I both know.
Everybody pays for the health benefits to some degree without question.
And so just doing the right thing that simple as that.
But Democrat -- Republican governor.
Right it's the wrong thing.
Two unions who must be very powerful and finally help -- everybody across the border -- There's a great resistance to doing that and governor Paterson was saying today governor.
Look I mean you're forcing me into -- -- but in New Jersey last year OK we hit the state employees to the -- -- we're gonna take ten furlough days.
They won't get paid for those days.
So I mean -- we're seeing a lot of money so what I did that teaches them when asked to forego 2%.
Salary increase no no no it every district is different on to -- understood understood you know -- created because it was magnified.
In New York when unions that -- -- -- inside rightly so some language being singled out.
By this particular governor.
As -- blows to county employees.
And teachers average salary in New Jersey is -- -- thousand dollars -- it's a lot of a lot of not a malls and you but I mean what have they done wrong.
I mean you look at it didn't do anything wrong and outlook when I'm saying is if if it's shared sacrifice.
Then at W.
They should be demonized I mean these are people who are done and why did the rich -- demonized if the governor gets up about.
To be clear in New Jersey on millionaire's tax everybody -- want to live like a Republican.
But my point was that millionaire's tax threat was veto down by the governor that's right the votes aren't there -- no sir you say do.
Override that stress noted the governors -- -- at the time was.
That dog don't hunt we keep going -- -- as saying well let's throw that second off the rich we did this since government agree.
You know almost a decade ago and every time -- -- -- operate the State's finances got worse when he's but I would say -- in in good times.
We shouldn't have this -- so -- class warfare but we're told them that send me who makes to me -- injuries you're paying an extra 171000 now so we don't have to.
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