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Chris Christie continues touting Jersey job creation

As governor announces latest job-growth numbers, the Truth-O-Meter looks back at past claims on the same topic.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Friday, June 15th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Gov. Chris Christie kicks off new year of fact-checks for PolitiFact New Jersey

New Jersey's governor ended the Truth-O-Meter's first year with 39 claims checked for accuracy.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

When it comes to the truth, New Jersey's Dems, GOP share unique bond

Against the Truth-O-Meter, both political parties fare about the same.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Sunday, June 10th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

No, that's not what the Truth-O-Meter said

As the campaign heats up, candidates and political groups are incorrectly describing our ratings. We put their claims about the Truth-O-Meter to the Truth-O-Meter.

By Bill Adair :: Published on Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 06:30 p.m.

Flip-O-Meter, Truth-O-Meter rule on Christie, Booker statements

Claims about transportation financing, Obama's level of federal spending checked.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Pro-Christie ad highlights balanced budgets as part of “reform movement”

But PolitiFact New Jersey found that balancing the state budget is a requirement under the state constitution

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

2 Democrats fare poorly in weekend claims checked against the Truth-O-Meter

Claims about job loss, support of tax cuts for wealthy earn Mostly False, Pants on Fire rulings

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Republicans, Democrats hope to break with 40 years of election history

New Jersey voters haven't sent a Republican to the U.S. Senate or a Democratic woman to the House of Representatives in nearly four decades.

By Erin O'Neill, Bill Wichert :: Published on Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Dems, GOP each get a Mostly False from the Truth-O-Meter

Weekend claims about Medicaid funding, state budget revenue sources contain a hint of truth.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

The veep-stakes

With the question of who will be at the top of the Republican presidential ticket looking more and more settled, attention is turning to the No. 2 spot. Who will be the vice presidential pick?

By Martha M. Hamilton :: Published on Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 11:27 a.m.

Christie claim about union dues for nonmembers of NJEA garners more than 100 comments

Readers debate rationale behind governor raising issue of union fees for non NJEA members.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Friday, April 6th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter rates False weekend claims by Rep. Frank LoBiondo, NJGOP

Claims about the real cost of the federal health care plan, who gets the credit for New Jersey having a low risk of corruption go up against the Truth-O-Meter.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

On third day of Supreme Court hearings, PolitiFact New Jersey revisits health care reform fact-checks

Garden State politicians have landed at Mostly False, False and Pants on Fire for claims related to the national health care reform law

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter tackles national topics in New Jersey: gay marriage, health care

Gay marriage claims rates Half True, healthcare claim gets Pants on Fire.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

The flood of falsehoods about the health care law

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to review President Barack Obama's health care law, we review the falsehoods that simply won't stop.

By Martha M. Hamilton :: Published on Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 05:11 p.m.

Truth-O-Meter rules on abortion, tax increase claims

Mostly True handed down for abortion claim, Half True for tax increase claim.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Christie says NJ leads nation in number of government workers

Formula claims 85 government employees per square mile in Garden State.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Christie, Doherty claims take hit in weekend rulings from the Truth-O-Meter

PolitiFact New Jersey finds claims on state spending, education funding are inaccurate.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Chris Christie claims continue falling down against the Truth-O-Meter

From his budget address to an interview on CBS News' "Face the Nation," three recent fact-checks have left the governor with Mostly True, Half True and Mostly False rulings.

By Caryn Shinske, Bill Wichert :: Published on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Chris Christie rehashes old facts in budget speech

While unveiling his spending plan proposal for the next fiscal year, Gov. Christie repeated a few claims PolitiFact New Jersey previously put to the Truth-O-Meter.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 05:15 p.m.

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