Everyone I know supports police.

Rio Grande - Everyone I know supports police. Police pay, benefits, and pensions are equal to none in the private sector or public sector. However, public pensions are insolvent. Our state owes the pension funds $150 billion, when N.J.'s budget is $40 billion yearly. Thousands leave N.J. yearly because of high property taxes and the cost of living. Many leaving are taking their state pensions with them to spend in low tax states. Home owners are struggling to pay property taxes and utilities. This is why many support pension reform and police agency consolidation.

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