New Jersey’s unfunded pension liability will probably worsen because the state does not plan to fully fund its actuarial annual required contributions to pensions until fiscal 2018, Fitch Ratings said Tuesday.

“We believe that meeting the large increases in pension contributions needed to achieve full funding of the annual required contribution in 2018 will be challenging and is likely to conflict with other long-term goals, including property-tax relief, school funding and infrastructure needs,” Fitch said.

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