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Chris Christie Administration Paid $600 Million In Financial Fees In 2014

Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, speaks during an interview at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in
Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, speaks during an interview at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. The 42nd annual CPAC, which runs until Feb. 28, features most of the potential Republican candidates for president, from Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina to Jeb Bush and Scott Walker. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Under Chris Christie, the New Jersey pension system paid more than $600 million in fees to financial firms in 2014 -- 50 percent more than a year ago, and a higher rate than almost any other state reports paying for pension management.

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