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Democrat from New Jersey

 Barbara Buono is a Democratic state senator representing part of Middlesex County. Buono previously served in the State Assembly from 1994 to 2001.

Recent statements involving Barbara Buono

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

Tuition at Rutgers has increased 10 percent since Gov. Chris Christie took office because he "cut funding for higher education."

"Guess what, governor? There’s no fried butter in Newark. Just 13 percent unemployment."

Says spending in the fiscal 2009 budget was lower than spending in the fiscal 2014 budget

"Not one tax has been raised since I've been governor."

Recent stories featuring Barbara Buono

Voters go to the polls in New Jersey, Virginia:

PolitiFact New Jersey and PolitiFact Virginia have been fact-checking the campaigns for governor. We recap some highlights of the races.

Christie, Buono claims go up against Truth-O-Meter:

PolitiFact New Jersey looks back at some of the 19 gubernatorial campaign claims made by Gov. Chris Christie and Barbara Buono

Booker vs. the Truth-O-Meter:

We look back at how Newark's mayor has done on claims ranging from crime to health care.

Sen. Barbara Buono claims versus the Truth-O-Meter: Mostly True, Mostly False:

The state senator from Middlesex County has had mixed results on claims about job gains, unemployment benefits and poverty

Wisniewski, Buono claims checked on Truth-O-Meter:

Statements vetted about approval ratings for President George H. W. Bush, the nation's poverty level

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