Prieto on Tuesday Assembly Job Creation and Economic Development Hearing

Prieto on Tuesday Assembly Job Creation and Economic Development Hearing

Assembly Budget Chairman Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen) on Tuesday’s Assembly committee hearing on job creation and economic development:

“To the members of the committee, I appreciate all your hard work and dedication, as I know this committee often is called upon to tackle some of our state’s most complex problems. Today is no different.

“New Jersey faces great challenges when it comes to rebuilding after Sandy. That was never more apparent than when we recently had the chance to tour the devastation along the shore. Recovering from Sandy will be a major endeavor, but when we do so, we also must tackle one of our state’s underlying problems – the lagging economy and unemployment rate 2 points higher than the national average…”

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"He’s obviously working very, very hard at it. I mean he’s traveling all over the country as chairman of the [Republican Governors Association] and I think at this point he has as good a chance or better than anybody else. His name is household word all across the country, and I think he would make a great president."
—former U.S. Rep. Jim Saxton (R-3), on Gov. Chris Christie