Corzine didn't divert money
"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."
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Depends when you start counting
Says there are "fewer jobs in America today than when Barack Obama became president."
Democrats never pushed bill
"(Assembly Democrats) wanted to raise the gas tax by $2.4 billion. We said no to that....They’re down on the ground. They’re sweating. They’re twitching. It’s ugly, ‘cause I keep saying no."
An uncertain projection, not a promise
"(President Barack Obama) said unemployment was never gonna go over 8 percent if we passed the stimulus plan."
Other districts spend more
Says 23 percent of ninth graders in Newark will graduate with a high school diploma in four years and "we spend $100,000 on their education in those four years, more than is spent on any other set of students in the United States."
How can you not compare?
Says "any attempt to try to compare" the Massachusetts health care law with the federal health care law is "completely, intellectually dishonest. Governor Romney did not raise one tax in doing what he did."
Similar measures proposed
Says President Barack Obama failed "to stand up for the bipartisan debt solutions of the Simpson-Bowles Commission."
Higher taxes aren’t chasing everybody away
Democratic tax hikes led $70 billion of wealth to leave New Jersey between 2004 and 2008, and mainly relocate to Florida, North Carolina, Virginia and Pennsylvania.
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