Gov. Chris Christie, state Sen. Barbara Buono spar in final televised gubernatorial debate

The last televised gubernatorial debate between Gov. Chris Christie and State Sen. Barbara Buono was held Tuesday evening at Montclair University. Democratic candidate Barbara Buono

Minimum wage, the budget and unemployment were paramount issues during the debate.

Minimum wage, the budget and unemployment were paramount issues during the debate. (10/16/13)

MONTCLAIR - The final televised gubernatorial debate between Gov. Chris Christie and state Sen. Barbara Buono was held Tuesday evening at Montclair University.

Democratic candidate Buono wasted no time going after the governor on multiple issues, including women’s health care funding. Minimum wage, the budget and unemployment were also paramount issues during the debate.

Gov. Christie, who has a large lead in the polls, said that Buono would raise taxes if elected to office.

Election Day is Nov. 5.

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