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The Obama administration has put out "more of these major rules than the Clinton administration or the Bush administration during comparable times."

 "Forty-six cents of every dollar" Ohio could get for Medicaid expansion "is going to come from China or some other country that doesn’t like us very much."

Ken Lanci is a lifelong Clevelander

"The Social Security trust fund is sound. Without anything being done, it would function well into 2038; and even after that time with no changes, we could pay 80 percent of the benefits that people have earned."

Ohio’s lost more jobs in March than any other state in the nation.

Employees in "workplace freedom" states make more money

"Six out of 10 of the highest unemployment rates are also in so-called right to work states."

"Just about everyone everywhere is spending more hours on the job, less time with their families, bringing home smaller and smaller paychecks, while they're paying more and more at the gas pump and the grocery stores."

"Ohioans want an end to pay-to-play politics."

Accuses Ed FitzGerald of "pay-to-play and corruption politics."

"Nearly 40,000 new jobs have been created in the last year due to the new wells . . . right here in Ohio."

"Women in Ohio earn on average 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man."

"The sex-offender registry has been around for a long time, and the research that's out there says that it has no positive impact on the public safety."

"The Social Security disability fund is going belly up in 2016."

"Within the three miles surrounding the University Circle area, infant mortality exceeds some Third World countries."

"Right now, Texas doesn’t have an income tax and Oklahoma’s lowering their income tax rates, and guess what their severance tax is? Sky high."

Says that his transportation budget and Ohio Turnpike plan "would make sure we have lower tolls than we’ve had through the history of the turnpike."

Forty aides who serve President Barack Obama "owe $333,485 in back taxes."

"It is legal in Ohio to fire an employee or evict a tenant just for being gay."

Says that Secretary of State Jon Husted and former secretary Jennifer Brunner both have supported a provision in Senate Bill 47 that would limit the days organizers have to collect signatures for initiative and referendum petitions.

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