All statements involving Chris Christie
Says Democratic legislators this year "don't want to cut your taxes under any circumstances."
Says in March New Jersey was "one of only eight states in the nation to lose jobs" and "the state with the highest loss of jobs in the nation."
"We are coming up on our 40th anniversary of electing a Republican to the United States Senate. 1972 was the last time New Jersey sent a Republican to the United States Senate."
"To get out of the (teachers) union, you pay 85 percent of $731. Then you're out of the union, but you've got to pay it every year, also required by statute. That’s called a representation fee."
Says he and President Barack Obama have the same position on gay marriage.
Says "the governor took away a billion dollars of rebates, so in real dollars, our property taxes have gone up 20 percent."
Says the proposed fiscal year 2013 budget "is still below the level of state spending when I took office."
Says "we had to cut 13 billion dollars in state spending over two years."
"(President Barack Obama) said unemployment was never gonna go over 8 percent if we passed the stimulus plan."
Says private-sector job growth in 2011 "places New Jersey in the top third among all of the states."
"New Jersey has the second highest rate of institutionalization" of people with developmental disabilities "in America. Only Texas puts more of its citizens -- confines more of its citizens -- to institutions than New Jersey. "
"The governor is trying to take credit for recent actions taken by these companies. The problem is that for all three companies, the decision to move or stay in New Jersey happened before Chris Christie became governor."
"Here's something that people never talk about with coach Schiano: Rutgers had the best graduation rate of any Division I football program in America."
Says New Jersey is "down nearly 200,000 jobs from its pre-recession peak" and with Gov. Chris Christie "New Jersey has trailed the rest of America when it comes to unemployment" for 12 consecutive months.
Says Gov. Chris Christie’s proposal to reduce state income taxes "would be the second tax cut for the rich by the governor in two years."
Says the New York Giants "train in New Jersey, they play in New Jersey and most of their players live in New Jersey."
Says "we’ve accomplished balancing two budgets without raising taxes. We’ve now created 60,000 new private-sector jobs. We’ve made government smaller."
Says "kids who start in the ninth grade in the city of Newark this past September, 23 percent of them will graduate in four years."
"By the way, I'm not raising tolls 50 percent....Jon Corzine did."
"And, as of today, New Jersey state government has less employees than when Christie Whitman left office in 2001."
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