The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact New Jersey
"In 2011, our state-run lottery funded New Jersey classrooms by over $930 million."
Says New Jersey is "50th in return of our federal tax dollars."
"Every American now is $51,000 in debt. That’s money I owe, that’s money my children owe before they even go to kindergarten, that’s their check to the federal government right now."
"Sixty percent of New Jersey doctors do not accept Medicaid patients."
Says under President Barack Obama, the United States has created "five million jobs."
Says "I was the first governor in America to endorse Mitt Romney."
Says New Jersey lost private-sector jobs between 2000 and 2009 because Democrats increased taxes, fees, regulations and state spending.
"New Jersey is the only state in the union that spent less on higher education than it did at the beginning of the decade."
"There’s 21 congressmen and senators that have been convicted of felonies that still get their retirement, even in jail. They don’t have to wait until they’re 65."
Says Chris Christie was "behind" in the polls against Jon Corzine during the 2009 governor's race.
"Now remember, property taxes went up 70 percent in the 10 years before I became governor."
Says Barack Obama "said when he was running for office four years ago that he would halve the annual deficit by the end of his first term. That simply has not happened."
Says Rep. Jon Runyan "voted to redefine rape."
Says "when I voted against [an increase in the minimum wage], it was in the 80s."
Says the U.S. Senate has passed "a budget" over the last three years "called the Budget Control Act."
Says Chris Christie created "this new category where you could get laid off and just be totally denied unemployment benefits forever."
"When (Joe Kyrillos) had an opportunity to vote for women in terms of their health care, not once, not twice, but six times, he voted against women’s health care in our state."
Says under U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez’s watch the nation’s unemployment rate and debt doubled and the federal budget deficit quadrupled.
Says Paul Ryan’s budget would turn Medicare into a "voucher."
Says the United States has the "highest corporate tax rate in the world."
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