05/10/2012 09:03 am ET

Chris Christie's 'New Jersey Comeback' Is A 'Myth,' Dem Says

The head of the Assembly Budget Committee today said Gov. Chris Christie’s "New Jersey Comeback is a myth rather than a reality" following a report that revenues failed to meet expectations in the critical month of April.

"With unemployment at 9 percent and property taxes higher than ever, Gov. Christie needs to put this ‘comeback’ silliness aside and confront the harsh reality of his fiscal policies and the burden they’ve placed on New Jersey’s middle-class and seniors," Assemblyman Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson), chair of the budget committee, said in a statement.

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