” You just have to stand and grit your teeth and know your poll numbers are going to go down – and mine have – but you gotta grit through it because the alternative is unacceptable. “


” I can guarantee you this, that more pension and benefit reforms which I will consider arbitration reform to be one of them, are things that when they come to my desk, they will be signed. “


” You know, at some point there has to be parity. There has to be parity between what is happening in the real world, and what is happening in the public sector world. “


” And on this you have my pledge – unlike in the past, when you stood up and did what was right, this governor will not pull the rug out from underneath you – I will sign strong reform bills. “


” The truth was you can’t continue to spend the kind of money our spending on all these entitlement programs. I think we need more people in public life who are willing to say, no, we can’t afford certain things. No, we can’t do certain things. “


” And I think what people in New Jersey have gotten to know about me over the last decade that I’ve been in public life is what you see is what you get. And I’m no different when I’m sitting with you than I am when I’m at home or anyplace else. “



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You just have to stand and grit your teeth and know your poll numbers are going to go down - and mine have - but you gotta grit through it because the alternative is unacceptable.
I can guarantee you this, that more pension and benefit reforms which I will consider arbitration reform to be one of them, are things that when they come to my desk, they will be signed.


You know, at some point there has to be parity. There has to be parity between what is happening in the real world, and what is happening in the public sector world.
And on this you have my pledge - unlike in the past, when you stood up and did what was right, this governor will not pull the rug out from underneath you - I will sign strong reform bills.
The truth was you can
And I think what people in New Jersey have gotten to know about me over the last decade that I
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