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GOP candidates, fighting ‘Christie fatigue,’ debate tax, climate proposals

May 10, 2017 GMT

By Staff

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Republican gubernatorial candidates Kim Guadagno and Jack Ciattarelli sparred over competing property tax relief plans and their political records in their first debate Tuesday, as they sought to separate themselves from a deeply unpopular governor.

Ciattarelli, a state assemblyman and businessman from Somerset County, accused Guadagno, New Jersey’s lieutenant governor and the frontrunner ahead of next month’s primary, of basing her $1.5 billion tax relief plan on “false savings and phantom revenues.”

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