Consequences of Christie<br />The real struggles New Jersey Residents are <br />facing because of Governor Chris Christie<...
In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />1.2 million NJ Homeowners will see a 23% tax <br />increase after Christie cut their ...
In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Seniors are stranded and struggling with tax <br />hikes…<br />A retired couple livin...
In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Millionaires are thriving with tax cuts…<br />					A family making 					$1.2 million ...
In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Municipalities will be forced to lay off police and <br />firefighters, making towns ...
In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Drivers face more traffic and are dodging more potholes <br />because of the Governor...
In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Mass Transit commuters are facing higher fares,<br />longer waits and increased costs...
In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />140,000 women will lose access to breast and <br />cervical cancer screenings, HIV te...
In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />The state's solar energy industry was ranked #2 in the <br />nation, but is being dev...
In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Secretive Slush Funds flaunt the fact that they are not subject <br />to pay to play ...
In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Over 1.2 billion in Education funding cuts cause<br />larger class sizes, program cut...
In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />While NJ’s housing market struggles, Christie vetoes the bi-<br />partisan homebuyers...
In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Christie’s budget cuts lead to tuition increases outpacing inflation at <br />NJ Coll...
Higher taxes, Crumbling infrastructure, Fewer services, Less safety, Losing health care, no solutions…<br />Can NJ afford ...
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  1. 1. Consequences of Christie<br />The real struggles New Jersey Residents are <br />facing because of Governor Chris Christie<br />
  2. 2. In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />1.2 million NJ Homeowners will see a 23% tax <br />increase after Christie cut their property tax rebate <br />The average property tax <br /> hike in New Jersey will be <br />3.3 percent this yearand will <br /> hit 23.5 percent after the <br /> loss of the homestead rebate is <br /> factored in, a statewide review <br /> of new tax rates show.<br /> Source: http://www.mycentraljersey.com/article/20100905/NEWS/9050317/A-look-at-this-year-s-tax-impact<br />
  3. 3. In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Seniors are stranded and struggling with tax <br />hikes…<br />A retired couple living on <br /> a fixed income of $40,000 <br />will see a $1,320 increase<br />in their taxes!<br /> Source: http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2010/07/nj_begins_mailing_senior_freez.html<br />
  4. 4. In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Millionaires are thriving with tax cuts…<br /> A family making $1.2 million will <br /> receive a tax cut of <br /> $11,598 this year!<br /> Source: http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2010/07/nj_begins_mailing_senior_freez.html<br />
  5. 5. In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Municipalities will be forced to lay off police and <br />firefighters, making towns LESS SAFE for our families as <br />a result of Christie’s cuts.<br />“Mayors, generally speaking, are in shock at the magnitude of <br /> the cuts,”<br /> Source: http://njtoday.net/2010/03/19/municipal-aid-cuts-likely-to-mean-service-cuts-layoffs/<br />
  6. 6. In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Drivers face more traffic and are dodging more potholes <br />because of the Governor's reckless borrowing scheme--over <br />$175 billion in new debt for our kids<br /> …$1.75 billion in new and <br /> refunding bonds, using up <br /> almost all the borrowing <br /> capacity in the state’s <br /> main funding source for <br /> highway and mass-transit <br /> improvements.<br /> Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-02/new-jersey-highway-fund-almost-empty-after-1-75-billion-in-bonds-approved.html<br />
  7. 7. In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Mass Transit commuters are facing higher fares,<br />longer waits and increased costs after Christie’s<br />cuts to NJ Transit.<br />…rail riders took the <br /> biggest hit, with off peak <br /> riders seeing what is <br />effectively a 47 percent <br /> increase …<br /> Source: http://www.njtaxwatch.com/newsdetails.php?id=68<br />
  8. 8. In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />140,000 women will lose access to breast and <br />cervical cancer screenings, HIV testing and badly-<br />needed prenatal care because of Christie’s <br />Ideological veto…<br />The fact is, these centers <br /> are a safety-net for low-<br /> income or uninsured <br /> women and families<br /> Source: http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/top_three/article_f109267e-9918-11df-956f-001cc4c03286.html<br />
  9. 9. In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />The state's solar energy industry was ranked #2 in the <br />nation, but is being devastated by Christie's $454 million <br />raid from The Clean Energy Fund…<br /> …the taking of monies <br /> dedicated to New Jersey's <br /> clean energy sector is <br />already causing job losses in <br /> energy-efficiency and <br /> renewable-energy businesses.<br /> Source: http://www.nj.com/opinion/times/oped/index.ssf?/base/news-1/1277790345202320.xml&coll=5<br />
  10. 10. In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Secretive Slush Funds flaunt the fact that they are not subject <br />to pay to play laws and fundraise with Christie’s help…<br />Reform Jersey Now may lawfully accept donations from <br /> any source — corporate or <br /> individual — in unlimited <br /> amounts," says the group's <br /> June 30 flier, inviting donors for <br /> a $25,000-a-pop meet-and-greet <br /> session with Christie at the <br /> Mercer County home of a Republican <br /> lobbyist.<br />Source: http://www.northjersey.com/columnists/98807339_That_s_not_the_way_to__Reform_Jersey_Now__.html<br />
  11. 11. In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Over 1.2 billion in Education funding cuts cause<br />larger class sizes, program cuts, higher <br />unemployment and new fees for Students…<br />Activity fees -- derided by <br /> critics as a hidden tax – <br /> have spread as districts try <br /> to cope with reduced state aid<br />Source: http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2010/03/chris_christie_and_new_jersey.html<br />
  12. 12. In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />While NJ’s housing market struggles, Christie vetoes the bi-<br />partisan homebuyers tax credit…<br />Gov. Chris Christie vetoed <br /> a bill that would give tax <br /> credits of up to $15,000 to <br /> homebuyers<br />Source: http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2010/07/gov_christie_vetoes_15000_home.html<br />
  13. 13. In Chris Christie’s New Jersey…<br />Christie’s budget cuts lead to tuition increases outpacing inflation at <br />NJ Colleges and Universities…<br />Students at New Jersey’s four-<br /> year colleges and universities <br /> will pay between 3.5 percent <br /> and 7.3 percent more in <br /> tuition and fees this year as <br /> their institutions try to make <br /> up for cuts in state aid and rising <br /> operating costs<br />Source: http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2010/09/tuition_hikes_outpace_inflatio.html<br />
  14. 14. Higher taxes, Crumbling infrastructure, Fewer services, Less safety, Losing health care, no solutions…<br />Can NJ afford the next <br />42 months of Christie?<br />
  15. 15. For more information, contact<br />(609) 392-3367 <br />Follow us on <br />http://www.facebook.com/njdems<br />http://twitter.com/njdsc <br />Paid for by New Jersey Democratic State Committee<br />

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