The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact New Jersey
"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."
"You see 34 people (are) murdered every single day" by gunfire in America.
"The price tag amounted to nearly $4,200 for every man, woman and child in the state."
"I have the experience as Senate Budget Chair of cutting $4.5 billion in spending -- to close the deficit while protecting education and health care."
"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."
"More than 50 percent of those people getting minimum wage in this state are high school students."
"In 2008, tourism brought in $38 billion dollars and supported more than 300,000 jobs in the state of New Jersey."
Says a new state report "confirms" that red-light cameras "lead to more accidents, more injuries and greater cost."
Says "the number of Americans living at or below the poverty line is at its highest level since" 1964.
Says in January 1992, George H. W. Bush "probably had a 90 percent or even higher approval rating after the first Gulf War."
Says that in the 1985 election former Gov. Tom Kean had "the largest winning margin for a gubernatorial candidate in Jersey history."
"For the first time in history, the share of the national popular vote margin is smaller than the Latino vote margin."
Says because of Hurricane Sandy in Atlantic City "much of that boardwalk no longer exists -- just the pillars where the boardwalk used to be."
"We’ve outdrawn the Super Bowl for a little while now in the arenas and stadiums that we’ve followed them in for the Super Bowl. We’ve gone in after [the NFL] and surpassed their ticket sales."
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