And he tells me that the state, the counties, the towns, and the school districts will now have a contractual obligation to pay their fair share - which they haven't done in nearly 20 years.
OK, Senator, I'll make you deal: I'll sign off on increasing my pension payments, if you tell me EXACTLY how you are going to get the money to make good on your end.
In other words: who are you going to tax, and how much? Or, where are you going to cut? Until you can tell me that, you are making what Mary Poppins called a "pie crust promise: easily made, easily broken."
You and your little buddy the guv can put your heads together and get back to me on that, OK?
"You tell him how we're gonna pay for this." "No, YOU tell him how we're gonna pay for this." "No, YOU, tell him..."