The Republican governor says he has a mandate to stay the course and unite the state's sometimes divergent interests. He also reiterated his call for tax cuts for the middle class.
Unlike in his State of the State speech, Christie is making no mention of multiple investigations of his administration, according to his prepared remarks.
Emails released this month show a top Christie aide ordered the closure of approach lanes to the George Washington Bridge from the town of Fort Lee, apparently as political retribution against its mayor. New questions have arisen about his use of post-Superstorm Sandy recovery aide.