Seeking a second term as New Jersey governor with a possible eye to a White House run in 2016, Chris Christie is heavily touting his business record, as he did at the ribbon cutting of real estate firmRealogy‘s new corporate headquarters in Madison, N.J., last month.
“We made a commitment from the beginning to grow New Jersey‘s economy. The only way to do that is with the private sector,” Christie said.
Christie often points to his administration’s “partnership” with business, including deregulation, tax cuts and incentives.
But he is unlikely to point to New Jersey’s standing in our America’s Top States for Business rankings. It has declined since he took office in 2010.
Read more at CNBC. By Scott Cohn.
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