The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact New Jersey
"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."
Says 2012 was the "first year in American history that more minorities are being born than people in the majority."
"We have a governor who's vetoed measures like increasing our minimum wage and restoring the earned income tax cut."
Says "right now, we have more military spending than the next 10, 11, 12 countries combined."
Says the pension and health benefits reform "eliminated collective bargaining for health benefits."
Says "in Katrina, they approved $60 billion within 10 days of the storm on a voice vote."
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 Chris Christie "vetoed" a "jobs package" of "30 bills."
Says Chris Christie’s plan "to kick-start our economy" is to propose an "income tax cut that disproportionately benefits the wealthy, and...he's still proposing it."
"In total, we have added nearly 75,000 private sector jobs in New Jersey since we took office in January 2010."
"Gross income tax receipts are exceeding the Administration’s projections for this fiscal year prior to Sandy."
Says "how much money the government is collecting from people...in terms of the gross domestic product" is "the lowest in 40, 50 years."
"A far different picture from the prior eight years, which saw 115 increases in taxes and fees."
Says in fiscal year 2011, the state had "a projected $11 billion deficit."
"Hurricane Sandy, the most destructive Atlantic storm ever."
Says "10 days after Hurricane Katrina, this chamber passed two separate bills amounting to $60 billion. It has been nearly two months since we had Superstorm Sandy, and nothing has passed."
Says "our economy in New Jersey gets $38 billion from the businesses at the Shore."
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