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Tom Kean Jr. is the Republican leader in the New Jersey State Senate. He represents parts of Morris, Somerset and Union counties.

Recent statements involving Tom Kean Jr.

"New Jersey is the only state in the union that spent less on higher education than it did at the beginning of the decade."

Says Democrats raised taxes over 115 times in the past 10 years, "making New Jersey increasingly unaffordable and chasing jobs to neighboring states."

"The state’s tax burden has, according to census figures released today, cost our state another 190,000 residents in 2009."

Recent stories featuring Tom Kean Jr.

Chris Christie's budget address included claims familiar to the Truth-O-Meter:

Speech referenced handful of past claims, from the existence of a $13 billion deficit to where New Jersey ranks nationally in institutionalizing the mentally ill

Truth-O-Meter rates claims on Democratic tax hikes; $1B state budget surplus:

See how the Truth-O-Meter ruled this past weekend on claims about the number and effects of Democratic tax increases, and how much of a surplus a former Republican governor left the state.

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