TRENTON’S BAD BET ANNOUNCES NEW TV AD HIGHLIGHTING STATE’S BROKEN PROMISES ON PENSIONS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 6, 2016
In Ad, Retired Police Officer Says State’s History Of Mismanagement Would Continue With North Jersey Casinos
Newark, NJ – Trenton’s Bad Bet today launched a new television ad highlighting the state’s troubled past in managing the pensions of law enforcement officials, providing further evidence that North Jersey casino expansion is a bad deal.
The ad features retired police officer and current Rockaway Township Councilwoman Patty Abrahamsen, who expresses her anger with how Trenton politicians gave big contracts to Wall Street instead of funding her pension. Abrahamsen calls on voters to oppose the casino expansion referendum or risk more broken promises.
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I was a cop for 20 years, working to make Jersey safer.
I trusted my pension would be there for my family.
But the Trenton politicians broke their promise.
Instead of funding our pensions, they gave big contracts to Wall Street.
The North Jersey casinos would be no different.
Politicians would break promises, special interests would get rich and, when the casinos fail, we would pay the price.
I’m done with Trenton’s broken promises.
Vote no on North Jersey casinos.
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About Trenton’s Bad Bet
Trenton’s Bad Bet is a diverse collection of concerned New Jersey community leaders, unions, businesses and residents that will work to oppose the New Jersey Casino Referendum that seeks to expand gaming into North Jersey.