All statements involving John Kasich

Says Gov. John Kasich implied that a portion of workers’ compensation rebates to employers "should be directed back to him in the form of campaign cash."

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

"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."

"Under Gov. Kasich, Ohio wages have increased by $10.3 billion."

Without a Medicaid expansion, 275,000 more Ohioans could be getting their primary care in emergency rooms, costing "everybody a lot of money."

Says "Detroit dumping a bunch of sewage" in Lake Erie "causes big problems" for Ohio.

Agriculture "is the strongest industry in Ohio."

"We're up 123,000 jobs over the last year and three-quarters. We're actually, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics, down 500 ... auto jobs in Ohio."

"Paul Ryan got his start in politics, as a young staffer just out of college, working for then-Congressman John Kasich’s Budget Committee."

"Ninety percent of the topsoil has inadequate moisture to grow crops."

Cuts in local government and school funding in John Kasich’s budget caused "many communities to seek school levies, local tax increases, layoffs."

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

"When I started in Ohio it was terrible. Now, we’re getting bipartisan support for our bills. And that’s called leadership."

"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."

"The total (state) payroll has gone down. The total amount of the number of workers in the state has gone down. I like the fact that the bulk of that is just by retirements."

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

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

"We have had some significant accomplishments on a bipartisan basis."

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