Paul Sarlo's file:
Sarlo

Democrat from New Jersey

 Paul Sarlo is a Democratic state senator representing parts of Bergen and Passaic counties. The mayor of Wood-Ridge in Bergen County since 2000, Sarlo also serves as Deputy Majority Leader and chairman of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.

Recent statements involving Paul Sarlo

Says state Sen. Paul Sarlo "said in February on NJTV, ‘there will be no tax increases in this budget’" and "voted the other night in the Senate Budget Committee to raise income taxes $800 million."

"The state's unemployment rate is fifth-highest in the country, a full point above the nationwide rate and higher than all of our...neighboring states."

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."

Recent stories featuring Paul Sarlo

Christie, Sweeney claims about taxes, teacher tenure tested on Truth-O-Meter:

Gov. Chris Christie claims Sen. Paul Sarlo voted to raise income taxes after stating the budget would contain no new taxes; Senate President Stephen Sweeney says tenure has been modernized in New Jersey.

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