All statements involving Bob McDonnell
Says he’s proposed "the largest employer contribution to the Virginia Retirement System in history."
On serving out his gubernatorial term
Virginia has made "no progress on jobs" since Bob McDonnell took office.
Virginia state employees "pay nothing" toward their pensions.
Ninety percent of the job growth in Virginia has been in the private sector.
"Our crime rate continues to plummet."
"Under Gov. Rick Perry’s leadership [Texas] has created more jobs over the last decade than the rest of the states combined."
Gov. Bob McDonnell launched a "raid on public education to pay for roads."
Virginia spends $400,000 on abstinence programs while losing $2.5 million in federal funds due to Gov. Bob McDonnell’s "political agenda."
Virginia is "headed towards another surplus this year, unlike most states."
Under Gov. Bob McDonnell, more jobs have been lost than created in Southside and Southwest Virginia.
For more than 30 years after World War II, there was a steady reduction in U.S. debt as a percentage of gross domestic product.
"The $1.8 billion in [transportation] bonding, we don’t have a repayment mechanism."
"When I took office last year we faced historic budget deficits of $6 billion here in Virginia. And we closed those deficits by cutting spending."
In the past decade, K-12 funding has grown six times faster than the rate of enrollment.
Road construction bids "are coming in at the lowest in the modern era."
"It is estimated that every $100 million spent on construction generates 3,000 new jobs."
Virginia ranked 35th in job creation in 2009 under Gov. Tim Kaine, and moved up to third for 2010, while McDonnell has been in office.
On whether state employees should contribute to their pensions.
"The tuitions in Virginia colleges...have doubled -- 100 percent -- in the last 10 years."
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