Bucco: Today’s Address Should Snap Democrats Out of Their Selfish Campaign Trances

Senator Anthony Bucco (R-Morris), ranking budget committee member, issued the following statement regarding today’s State of the State Address:

“Today’s State of the State address should snap legislative Democrats out of their 2013 campaign trances and invigorate them with the bipartisan spirit that has benefited our residents under the Gov. Christie administration.

“The governor shared today deeply motivating stories of New Jerseyans’ putting aside their personal needs to save neighbors’ lives during the state’s worst natural disaster. Any legislator focused on selfish political gains instead of serving resilient, self-sacrificing residents should be utterly ashamed.

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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