Statements about Jobs

On delaying a health care mandate on business.

Says New Hampshire had the fourth-lowest unemployment rate in the country during Maggie Hassan’s time in the state Senate.

Says when Republicans took over the state legislature in 2010, New Hampshire’s tax rate for employers was 50th in the nation, and unemployment had more than doubled under Democrats.

Says when Mitt Romney was governor, Massachusetts was 47th in job creation

"Half the kids coming out of college this year … can't find a job, or a job that's consistent with a college degree."

"There are 60,000 fewer jobs today in this state than we had in 2008."

"Now, in the House of Representatives, we have 40 different jobs bills that have passed and almost all of them have been bipartisan."  

"The latest evidence of Republican success is that since the beginning of the current legislative term, state unemployment has gone down almost 20% to 5% adjusted."

When Mitt Romney was governor, Massachusetts lost 40,000 manufacturing jobs, a rate twice the national average, and fell to 47th in job creation, fourth from the bottom.  

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