Statements about Jobs

"Eighty out of 82 counties in Ohio ... have an auto manufacturing facility."

"The state of Ohio has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation right now and is leading the pack in terms of job creation."

Says that under President Obama, there’s been a substantial increase in federal government jobs.  

"Giving the facts:  73,000 jobs created ... since '11.  Do you know how many direct jobs in the auto industry?  1,800."

Says Josh Mandel opposed federal loans to the auto industry.

Says that President Obama promised that with the stimulus plan, "unemployment would never go above 8 percent. He even said it would be 6 percent by now."

Says that Rep. Betty Sutton "would rather riot with Occupy (Wall Street) than stand up for Ohio families."

"Tourism accounts for 439,000 jobs in the state of Ohio, and visitors spend $36 billion annually."

"Our rainy day fund has gone from 89 cents to $240 million."

"We were the No. 1 job creator in America in February and we are now the No. 4 job creator in the last year."

Sherrod Brown opposed blocking a new EPA emissions rule, "despite acknowledging that the EPA's cap-and-trade regulations are ‘burdensome’ and could harm economic growth in Ohio."

"New business startups are at the lowest levels in 30 years."

There are "850,000 Ohio jobs tied to the auto industry."

"When Marcy Kaptur brought home $42 million for new manufacturing jobs, Dennis Kucinich voted 'no'."

Says unemployment would be at 10 percent if people who have quit looking for work were included in federal labor force calculations.

Says Ohio has 77 job training programs spread across 13 state agencies.

"More than one in five of veterans aged 20 to 24 can’t find a job to support their family or to ease the transition to civilian life."

"We are now eighth in the nation in job creation . . . we are No. 1 in the Midwest."  

"We have the second highest corporate tax rate among our trading partners."

"One-third of our college grads leave Ohio within three years."

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