Tags: christie | jersey | campaign | ad

Christie Releases First Ad, Touting His Work with Both Parties

Wednesday, 01 May 2013 03:54 PM

By Dan Weil

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie released his first re-election TV ad Wednesday, playing up his bipartisanship.

The ad — "Chris Christie: Jersey Proud" — began playing in the New York and Philadelphia markets Wednesday morning. It cost $1.2 million, according to Politico.



“Four years ago, New Jersey was broken: runaway spending, the nation’s highest taxes and unemployment on the rise," the ad's narrator says.

"Then we elected Chris Christie. He made the tough decisions to get New Jersey back on track. Taxes cut. Spending cut. Government made smaller and smarter. A real property tax cap. Working with Democrats and Republicans, believing that as long as you stick to your principles, compromise isn’t a dirty word."

Out of that came four balanced budgets in a row and no new taxes for anyone, the ad says. "The best job growth in 12 years. Nearly 130,000 new private sector jobs. Merit pay to reward New Jersey’s best teachers. And the most education funding, ever."

Latest: Do You Support Background Checks on Gun Buyers? Vote in Urgent Poll

Campaign manager Bill Stepien said in a statement about the ad, “Four years ago, New Jerseyans elected Gov. Christie to do the tough, necessary things to shake up Trenton, restore fiscal responsibility and bring New Jersey back from the brink of catastrophe. . . . He’s restored New Jerseyans’ faith in their state and their government.”

Christie faces re-election in November. Polls show he holds a massive lead over his likely Democratic opponent, state Sen. Barbara Buono.


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Facebook
Google Plus
Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved