Chris Christie’s Cure for U.S. Economy Fails as Remedy for Own State

May 13, 2015

Between 2009 and 2011, all income increases went to New Jersey’s top 1 percent of earners, according to a 2014 study headed by Norman J. Glickman, a professor at Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy in New Brunswick. In the fifth-most expensive U.S. state to live in, 34 percent of households “cannot meet the bare costs of life, let alone middle-class life,” the report found.

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