ROI-NJ.com: EXTREMISM IN DEFENSE OF BUDGETING IS NO VIRTUE

GSI President Regina Egea weighs in on the topic of budget extremism in this editorial from ROI-NJ. “I believe that it’s much more the political structure that’s in the way than the intellectual," she says. She supports the pension and benefits commission report titled “A Roadmap to Resolution.” “There’s three parts," she says. "One is preserve everything that’s been earned by an employee. You don’t take anything away. Second, go to a 401(k) style and pay that with current expenses. And then benchmark health benefits to the market and use those savings to secure the long-term liability of what has been earned by the employee.”

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