Chris Christie 'Determined to Do Better' After Bridge Scandal

New Jersey governor apologizes in his State of the State address for letting people down.
3:00 | 01/14/14

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Transcript for Chris Christie 'Determined to Do Better' After Bridge Scandal
Lieutenant governor. Mr. speaker congratulations. Mr. President. Members of the state legislature. Friends. And fellow New Jersey it's. The last week. Has certainly tested this administration. Mistakes. Were clearly made. As a result. We let down the people. Were entrusted to serve. I know our citizens deserve better. Much better. On the governor. And I'm ultimately responsible for all that happens -- I watched. Both good. And -- Now without a doubt. We will cooperate -- all appropriate inquiries. To ensure that this breach of trust does not happen again. But I also want to assure the people of New Jersey today that what has occurred. Does not define us. Or our state. This administration. In this legislature. Will not allow the work that needs to be done to improve the people's lives in New Jersey to be delayed for any reason. I am the leader of this state and its people. And I stand here today proud to be both. But also those of you who know me know I am always. Always determined to do better. So. Now. I come before you once again. For my fourth time. To report to you on the state of our state. And good news is that today the state of our state is good and -- is getting better.

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