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Says when New Jersey adopted guaranteed coverage and cost provisions without a mandate individual health insurance market rates "doubled or tripled" and enrollment dropped from 180,000 people to 80,000 people.
Says "New Jersey has the most educated population of all the states in this country."
Says there have been "well over" 54 million abortions since 1973.
"A clear majority of Americans support removing the cost-sharing requirement for prescription contraceptive coverage."
"They're paying a less rate of tax -- these richest people in America -- than they have in the last 80 years."
"New Jersey has the second highest rate of institutionalization" of people with developmental disabilities "in America. Only Texas puts more of its citizens -- confines more of its citizens -- to institutions than New Jersey. "
"The governor is trying to take credit for recent actions taken by these companies. The problem is that for all three companies, the decision to move or stay in New Jersey happened before Chris Christie became governor."
Says Chris Christie "inherited the highest taxes in America and the worst unemployment in the region."
"United States of America is twenty-sixth in school performance in the world."
"And by the way, when I was governor, I did make the payment into the pension fund."
"Many types of fish and shellfish from waters across the state are labeled unsafe to eat."
"In 1958, there were 16 states in this country that prohibited -- prohibited -- an African-American and a Caucasian from being married."
"Opinion polls show that the majority of Americans, and the majority of New Jerseyans, favor marriage equality for same sex couples."
"(The Opportunity Scholarship Act) would be funded directly from public school budgets. So it would absolutely take money out of the public school system to transfer to private and religious schools."
"They say teachers only make on average in New Jersey 60,000 dollars a year. They only work 180 days."
"(Chris Christie) has not paid one dollar of state money into our pension system, and then states that the system is broke."
Says "out of 588 school districts, we give 31 (former Abbott) districts 70 percent of the aid."
Says "if you are shot in the city of Newark, you have over an 80 percent chance that you've been arrested before an average of 10 times."
"The proudest accomplishment (of my tenure) was leaving the state with a $1.2 billion surplus, which was the largest we’d ever had, and getting spending under control and a balanced budget."
"The water quality in the ocean is perfect. It’s been tested up and down every ocean shore in New Jersey."
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