New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Photo: AP

Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie named nine members to a commission he created to recommend changes to the state’s pension system, which he calls bloated and unsustainable.

The panel, which will have 30 days to issue an interim report, will wrap up its study in about two months, the governor has said. Christie, 51, began calling for more changes to the retirement plan after he skipped $2.4 billion in contributions to close a budget hole as income taxes dropped this year.

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