Poll: The Recession is Over? Is Christie onto Something or on Something?

NJ Spotlight staff | March 31, 2016 | Polling
New Jersey’s unemployment rate is at 4.3 percent -- does that mean happy days are here again?

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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.