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"In the entire public school system in Camden last year, only three students graduated college ready."

"Today, our unemployment rate is 7.8 percent. That is the lowest in five years."

"What do Rutgers University, Kean University, Montclair State University, New Jersey City University, Stockton College, Rowan University and William Paterson all have in common? They all graduate less than 50 percent of their students within four years."

"The fact that one town has three lanes dedicated to it, that kind of gets me sauced."

"We pay among the highest tolls in the nation for the privilege of crossing that bridge."

Says New Jersey has gained "143,000 new private-sector jobs."

"In fact, there’s more state funding for education today than any other time."

Says Barbara Buono "voted to raise her own pay 40 percent."

"Property taxes have increased 20 percent under four years of Chris Christie."

"Violent crime is up since the last year of Sharpe James’ administration. This year it’s higher. … The unemployment rate is almost 15 percent. The high school dropout rate is over 50 percent."

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