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Assembly Republicans on Christie’s FY 2016 Budget Plan

Source: NJ 101.5 – Shortly after Gov. Chris Christie proposed a $33.8 billion state budget for the fiscal year that begins on July 1, lawmakers commented on the state spending plan. Assembly Republican Deputy Conference Leader Mary Pat Angelini (R, Monmouth): “This is another fiscally responsible budget that keeps New Jersey on the right track. …

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O’Scanlon voices support for Christie’s budget plan

Source: NJ Spotlight – There was a pledge to not increase taxes. A promise to deliver the last installment in a $2 billion business-tax cut initiative. And an announcement that teachers through their unions are open to sweeping changes designed to make health and pension benefits more affordable.   “As we have said all along, …

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Rodriguez-Gregg supports Christie’s $33.8 billion budget

Source: Burlington County Times – Gov. Chris Christie unveiled a $33.8 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year Tuesday, as well as his administration’s proposed fix for the state’s public employee pension system woes. The pension issue dominated Christie’s address to a joint session of the Legislature, as he outlined what he described as a …

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Brown, Fiocchi applaud Christie for not raising taxes on New Jersey families

Source: Press of Atlantic City – Gov. Chris Christie called for a massive overhaul of the state’s public pension system. He touted his record of balanced budgets. And the potential presidential candidate stood his ground Tuesday on not raising taxes in his annual budget address. “Simply raising taxes on the middle class in the highest-taxed …

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Bramnick discusses Christie’s Budget Address on NJTV [video]

Source: NJTV News [video] – Assemblyman Jon Bramnick discussed Gov. Chris Christie’s Budget Address with NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron. Bramnick said New Jersey is an expensive place to live and that the state can’t afford the benefits that it’s paying for now. “Sure this is a dose of reality,” said Bramnick. “It’s …

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Bramnick on Gov’s Budget Address: ‘He was on top of his game’

Source: PolitickerNJ – Two of Trenton’s top Republican leaders applauded Gov. Chris Christie’s commitment to fixing an ailing pension and benefit system moments after the executive delivered his latest budget address during a joint legislative session on the Assembly floor here today. “He was on top of his game I thought,” said Assembly Minority Leader …

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In the wake of Governor’s budget address Bucco speaks out

PolitckerNJ – On the heels of a report by the New Jersey Pension and Health Benefit Study Commission, which Gov. Chris Christie held up as his “Roadmap,” Assemblyman Wayne P. DeAngelo (D-14), called the state’s condition financial Armageddon, while his colleague on the other side of the aisle, Assemblyman Tony Bucco (R-25), clung to Christie’s …

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Bucco Statement on Gov’s FY 2016 Budget Proposal

Assembly Republican Press Release – Deputy Assembly Republican Leader Anthony M. Bucco, R-Morris, who is a member of the Assembly Budget Committee, issued the following statement following Gov. Christie’s Budget Address which was delivered before a Joint Session of the Legislature this afternoon: “The governor’s budget puts taxpayers first by controlling spending, funding education and …

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Fiocchi Statement on Gov’s Budget Proposal

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi, R-Cumberland, Cape May and Atlantic, issued the following statement regarding Gov. Christie’s Budget Address, which was delivered before a Joint Session of the Legislature on Tuesday: “Now the Legislature must work with the governor to solve the state’s fiscal obligations. Increasing educational funding and streamlining the government …

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O’Scanlon Statement on Gov. Christie’s FY 2016 Budget

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Budget Officer Declan O’Scanlon, R-Monmouth, released the following statement regarding Gov. Christie’s Budget Address today to a Joint Session of the Legislature: “Gov. Christie delivered exactly what we’ve come to expect from him – another sound budget in a long list of responsible, fiscally conservative budgets from …

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