Governor Christie Gives Final State of the State AddressLast Edited:
For the final time, Governor Chris Christie has addressed the state.
Christie delivered his final State of the State Address at the Statehouse in Trenton on Tuesday, January 9th, where he took the time to reflect on his eight years in office by outlining what his administration has accomplished and what work still needs to be done.
Over his two terms, the Republican oversaw a pension overhaul, secured a multi-billion-dollar transportation program financed by a higher gas tax, and invested millions of dollars in fighting the opioid crisis.
The governor told the assembled lawmakers that the state's takeover of Atlantic City is to thank for recent reports of an economic revival in the resort town.
Christie spoke about improving the state's secondary education and highlighted Rowan University's growth in particular.
Democratic Governor-elect Phil Murphy takes office on Tuesday, January 16th.
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