“I haven’t raised taxes in the time I’ve been the governor of New Jersey.”
Those are the words of N.J. Gov. Chris Christie earlier this week at a news conference in Asbury Park. A statement like that is ripe for evaluation under PolitiFact N.J.’s “Truth-O-Meter,” so the folks there analyzed Christie’s claim for its accuracy.
Rate for income, sales and corporation business taxes have not gone up under Christie, but find out why PolitiFact N.J. rated the statement as only half true.