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Governor Christie: Changing the terms of the debate

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Uploaded on Jan 14, 2011

Governor Christie during the 2011 State of the State Address. January 11, 2011 (Transcript Below)

Governor Christie: The change we are working to achieve for New Jersey is transformational.

So far, we have changed the terms of the debate:

• You know a lot has changed when the people of the State vote down a record number of school budgets— even though 70% of the money in school elections was spent by the teachers' unions, advocating even higher spending.

• You know the debate has changed when my friends across the aisle propose legislation highlighting the need for tax cuts to stimulate economic growth.

A year ago, they were advocating tax increases.

• You know our direction has changed when the teacher's union starts talking about tenure reform.

• And you know the world has changed when we can come together and actually begin to reform the pension and benefit system— in a nearly unanimous vote.

So there can be no question... The debate in Trenton has changed.

We have turned Trenton upside down.

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