Statements we say are Mostly True
"Under Republican Governor Chris Christie, tolls cost more. Train and bus rides cost more. College tuition goes up. But Christie protected a tax cut for millionaires."
"Four balanced budgets in a row, with no new taxes for anyone. The best job growth in 12 years. Nearly 130,000 new private-sector jobs. Merit pay to reward New Jersey’s best teachers, and the most education funding ever."
"We’re spending less money today, in upcoming fiscal year 2014 than the Corzine-Buono budget spent in fiscal year 2008."
"The Internal Revenue code has ballooned to a 5,600-page, 4 million-word complicated mess that is seven times as long as the Bible with none of the good news."
"The United States currently has the highest corporate tax rate in the world."
"Under Republican Chris Christie, New Jersey had the highest increase in unemployment in the country last year. Nearly 1 in 10 jobless. The worst unemployment in the region. Near the bottom in economic growth, yet Christie protected a tax cut for millionaires but vetoed a minimum wage hike."
"While the United States has seen its unemployment rate steadily decline, New Jersey's remains nearly two percent higher than the national average and more than a point higher than Connecticut and New York."
"More than 30 percent of all commercial and multifamily development in the entire state is happening in Newark."
"Since January 2010, New Jersey has added 103,000 new private sector jobs. The last two years -- 2011 and 2012 -- have been the best two years of private sector job growth since 1999."
"Property taxes had increased 70 percent in the previous 10 years."
"New Jersey has lost over half of our pharmaceutical jobs to states you know, not low-tax states like in the South, but high-tax states like New York."
Says, "when this governor came to office, he had (an) 11 billion dollar - I call it mismanagement – deficit."
"We have a governor who's vetoed measures like increasing our minimum wage and restoring the earned income tax cut."
Says "on the state level, we spend less today than Jon Corzine spent in fiscal year 2008, five years later."
Says "the area damaged by Hurricane Sandy represents roughly 10 percent of our nation's economy."
Says "how much money the government is collecting from people...in terms of the gross domestic product" is "the lowest in 40, 50 years."
"You see 34 people (are) murdered every single day" by gunfire in America.
"Right now one of our highest job growth sectors is Leisure and Hospitality. We've added jobs that mostly fall within the restaurant and bar sector industry. These are not high-paying jobs, as the U.S. Department of Labor estimates this is an industry sector with the lowest average wages and the lowest proportion of its workforce earning minimum or subminimum wage jobs."
Says "the number of Americans living at or below the poverty line is at its highest level since" 1964.
"For the first time in history, the share of the national popular vote margin is smaller than the Latino vote margin."
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