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As the Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney, D-West Deptford, N.J., and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, D-Secaucus, N.J., listen, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie emphasizes a point as he delivers his budget address at the Statehouse Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in Trenton, N.J. Christie criticized what he calls the "exploding" costs of public employee pensions and health care in his fifth annual budget message Tuesday. Christie says the pension reforms enacted during his first term don't go far enough. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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The teachers union president, Bill Hjertstedt, addresses the the Elk River School Board during the open forum portion of the board meeting, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, in Elk River, Minn. The meeting came at the wake of the suspension of a Rogers High School student who was suspended over a Tweet he sent. Reid Sagehorn, who was an honors student and star athlete at the school was suspended for seven weeks for tweeting — jokingly, he says — that he had kissed a teacher. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Jeff Wheeler) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

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Kansas state Rep. John Rubin, a Shawnee Republican, makes a point during a meeting of the House Pensions and Benefits Committee, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Rubin is the sponsor of an unsuccessful proposal to create a 401(k)-style plan for new public employees. (AP Photo/John Hanna)