Christie Touts Tax Cuts For Businesses

By Monica Miller, WBGO News
Belleville. October 24, 2013

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Governor Chris Christie at Vac-U-Max headquarters in Belleville

With just twelve days left until Election Day, New Jersey’s governor made a stop in Belleville with two Essex County Democrats by his side.

Governor Chris Christie says New Jersey’s Unemployment Trust Fund became insolvent in 2009. But today, it’s back in the black thanks to anti-fraud reforms and changes in Trenton.

“Never again with the Unemployment Trust Fund be raided by a governor or legislature looking for some extra money because they don’t have the guts to make the difficult cuts that they have to make in different places.”

He says state businesses are saving $211 million in taxes like Vac-U-Max where he made the announcement.  

“They’re not going to have to pay a higher uninsurance cost because we’ve paid back the money now.”

Belleville Mayor Ray Kimble and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo stood by his side.

“He deserves our vote. He deserves our support.”

Christie faces Democrat Barbara Buono on November 5th.


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