All statements involving Chris Christie
"Under Republican Governor Chris Christie, tolls cost more. Train and bus rides cost more. College tuition goes up. But Christie protected a tax cut for millionaires."
"We’re spending less money today, in upcoming fiscal year 2014 than the Corzine-Buono budget spent in fiscal year 2008."
"If anyone should know irresponsible it should be Senator Buono. She’s the one, her budget left us with a $2 billion budget deficit in fiscal 10 that I had to fix. Her mistakes. And for fiscal year 2011 an $11 billion budget deficit. Her mistakes, along with her partner Jon Corzine."
"Under Republican Chris Christie, New Jersey had the highest increase in unemployment in the country last year. Nearly 1 in 10 jobless. The worst unemployment in the region. Near the bottom in economic growth, yet Christie protected a tax cut for millionaires but vetoed a minimum wage hike."
"The people who were running the budget, in the Corzine years, decided to steal from the unemployment trust fund. … As did other Governors before. We simply don’t do that, haven’t done it, and won’t permit it."
Said the year before he took office, the state lost 119,000 private-sector jobs, labeling them "Corzine jobs losses of 2009."
"Governor Christie, his idea of jumpstarting the economy is to propose a trickle-down income tax cut last year and in his budget address this year, he stated his support for it again."
"Since January 2010, New Jersey has added 103,000 new private sector jobs. The last two years -- 2011 and 2012 -- have been the best two years of private sector job growth since 1999."
"Property taxes had increased 70 percent in the previous 10 years."
"We have a governor who's vetoed measures like increasing our minimum wage and restoring the earned income tax cut."
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 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."
"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."
Says "our economy in New Jersey gets $38 billion from the businesses at the Shore."
Says New Jersey is "50th in return of our federal tax dollars."
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