|Sarah Portlock, STAR-LEDGER STAFF|
Three-dozen people held a rally outside the Prudential headquarters in
At issue is the state's award of
Supporters of the
The protest was more about Gov.
"It's really about Christie — he's the one who's giving billions of dollars to corporations while working families pay more and get less," Holland said.
A Prudential spokesman said the company understands the group's right to protest, and reiterated the company's requirement to hire new employees.
"Our ability to get anything at all in terms of the tax credits is predicated on creating jobs, and if we don't create the jobs, we get nothing," said spokesman
DeFillippo said if Prudential goes through with a new building, that could involve an additional 2,000 construction jobs.
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