Statements about Jobs

Sixteen million jobs were created under Ronald Reagan's presidency.

"The biggest contribution" behind a decrease in U.S. unemployment "was 1.2 million people leaving the workforce"  

"Twenty-five or 24 million people" are "out of work or stopped looking for work."

Siemens has been unable to fill approximately 200 skilled trade positions in metro Atlanta.

The planned expansion of Savannah’s port is a "jobs creating project."

Georgia’s unemployment rate has exceeded the national rate for 50 consecutive months.

"The latest unemployment numbers have shown that nearly 315,000 Americans have simply given up hope when it comes to finding a job."

Says the unemployment rate for college graduates is 4.4 percent and over 10 percent for noncollege-educated.

Georgia is one of seven states to lose jobs in 2011 and has lost 8,200 jobs so far.

"My home state since June of 2009 created 40 percent of the new jobs in America."

"If our recovery were more typical of the postwar era . . . we would have 14 million more jobs today."

Under President Barack Obama’s jobs bill, states would no longer have to lay off teachers, firefighters and police officers.

The Northwest Corridor highway project in Cobb and Cherokee counties "is expected to create over 9,700 jobs statewide."

"The right-to-work states are creating a lot more jobs today than the heavily unionized states."

If today's economy was rebounding at the rate of the "Reagan recovery," it would have created the equivalent of 25 million new jobs and raised federal revenue by $800 billion a year.

"[Georgia] Republicans have mismanaged unemployment benefits."

"Georgia had the worst job losses in state history under GOP watch."

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