Al Ashley, President of the Fire Officer's Union in Camden, New Jersey, spoke with Ed about the misleading letter Gov. Chris Christie sent to both law enforcement officers and fire fighters promising to protect their pension benefits.
A view of the PSFS building in Philadelphia is framed by a large pile of frozen snow on the Camden Waterfront, in Camden, N.J. Gusty winds in the Garden State are bringing Arctic cold air that is expected to last into the early part of next week.
A boat dock is shown in the frozen waters of the Delaware River in Camden, N.J., Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011. Gusty winds in the Garden State are bringing Arctic cold air that is expected to last into the early part of next week. (AP Photo/Camden Courier-Post, Jose F. Moreno)
Firefighters applaud Andy Delgado, back to camera, a five-year-veteran of the Camden Fire Department, as he tells them to keep their hopes up on Jan. 18, in Camden, N.J., as they prepare to turn in their gear after being laid off. About 335 workers, representing one-sixth of the local government wor
Firefighters hug outside a firehouse on Jan. 18, in Camden, N.J., after being laid off. The layoffs affect close to one-fourth of the city government workforce in one of the nation's most impoverished places.