New Jersey Gov.
Chris Christie, a potential 2016 contender, took the stage at the National Press Club Tuesday to announce a slate of accomplishments that included getting the state’s economy back on track and making improvements to health care.
Christie said he plans to use the next week to work with other states to boost their economic performance, and he said he’s optimistic about the future of his state’s state government.
Christie’s administration has been criticized for a lack of progress and his administration has faced multiple ethics investigations over the years.
His administration said in a statement that he intends to make improvements and is confident the governor will be successful.
He also said he’ll work to promote the creation of new businesses and to expand the state�s innovative technology economy, as well as to help New Jersey attract new talent and innovation.
Christie, who served two terms in the House of Representatives, announced his 2016 presidential campaign earlier this year.
He has also endorsed GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.
He and Trump have been scheduled to meet Wednesday in New Hampshire.
Christie announced the slate of his administration�s accomplishments during a panel discussion titled �New Jersey, New America, and the Future of American Leadership: The New Jersey Governor.� The event was co-hosted by the Atlantic Council and the American Action Forum.
Christie was joined by New Jersey Lt.
Kim Guadagno and Gov.
Christie also made a brief appearance in front of the podium to deliver a prepared statement.
He said that as governor, he would continue to focus on our economy and our people, saying he wants to build a stronger New Jersey.
He called the state a �home of stability and prosperity.� New Jersey also reported an increase in the number of people receiving jobless benefits, with the number rising to 2,788, from 2,621.
The number of new workers also increased to 1,724, from 1,636.
The state reported an unemployment rate of 7.1 percent, compared with 6.8 percent in July.
Christie will address the Atlantic Center for Entrepreneurship, an annual conference for business leaders and technology executives that is held at the University of Delaware.
He will also speak to the UJ Institute for Technology, a research center for high school students on the East Coast, in Wilmington.
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