Poll: The Recession is Over? Is Christie onto Something or on Something?
New Jersey’s unemployment rate is at 4.3 percent -- does that mean happy days are here again?
This week, Gov. Chris Christie told an audience in Parsippany that New Jersey has fully recovered from the recession now that the unemployment rate is down to 4.3 percent -- 0.6 percent under the national rate. For several years after the recession, New Jersey had been lagging behind the country when it came to unemployment.