Statements about State Budget
Says the state budget "doubled property tax credits for seniors and middle class New Jerseyans" and had "no tax increases for any New Jersey family for the second year in a row."
"The firefighter and police officer pension system is not headed for bankruptcy, far from it. That’s because New Jersey first responders -- fire fighters and police officers -- have never missed making payments to the retirement system."
"In our proposal, we would have expanded school aid across the board … Governor Christie slashed school aid in this budget, preferring instead to extend a tax break for millionaires over funding in the classroom."
Says the average government worker won't be impacted in the first two years under the reform of state health benefits.
"This governor has cut funding repeatedly for people who have AIDS, who need drugs to save their life."
"Only the State of New York spends more money on Medicaid than the State of New Jersey."
Gov. Chris Christie owes the state money "for amenities like extra Gorgonzola cheese for his staff on these trips."
"(New Jersey Network) is the only news station which covers New Jersey government."
"When the union says I want to eliminate tenure, that’s not true."
"As soon as Chris Christie was governor, he gave tax cuts to millionaires."
Says Gov. Chris Christie's decision to close the Elizabeth MVC "saved no money."
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