SPEAKER OLIVER: FIRST YEAR UNDER CHRISTIE NOT ROSY FOR NEW JERSEYANS

Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver had the following published in the Courier-Post :

“It’s been painfully clear throughout Gov. Chris Christie’s first year in office that we are living in two very distinct and separate New Jerseys. In Christie’s New Jersey, he thinks he can say, “Buck up and deal with my painful budget cuts,” and working- and middle-class families will simply fall in line without missing a beat. In the other New Jersey — the reality the rest of us live in — families are paying more for less and systematically being forced out of their way of life…”