He's not just gushing
"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."
On the money
"Under Gov. Kasich, Ohio wages have increased by $10.3 billion."
Industry has a high yield
Agriculture "is the strongest industry in Ohio."
Digging deep for the truth
"Ninety percent of the topsoil has inadequate moisture to grow crops."
He didn't shortchange the truth
"Our rainy day fund has gone from 89 cents to $240 million."
Federal stats make this claim work
"We were the No. 1 job creator in America in February and we are now the No. 4 job creator in the last year."
But do they get the job done?
Says Ohio has 77 job training programs spread across 13 state agencies.
Looking for bipartisan love
"We have had some significant accomplishments on a bipartisan basis."
Specific cases can be cited
"We’re. . . keeping and creating jobs in our state. From American Greetings, to Wendy’s, to Diebold, we’ve gone to their doorsteps to keep jobs right here in Ohio."
Up both in raw numbers and adjusted for inflation
"Believe it or not, consumer spending is up over the last eight months."
Well positioned and open for business
"We're within 600 miles of 60 percent of America. We're in a perfect location."
Government reports back this claim of premium disparity
"Our average private sector employee pays 23 percent for their health care. Our average city worker in Ohio pays 9 percent."
Net loss was even greater from the peak in May 2000
"We have lost 600,000 jobs over the period of the last 10 years. Only Michigan and California have done worse."
Plugged system now at 133 percent capacity
"I think [a little] less than half of the people in our prisons are in there for less than a year. ... We have people who are check kiters and don't pay child support and we are locking them up in the state pen."
We can pick 'em, but we don't often decide the winner
"Since 1904, the Ohio victor has won the presidency 25 out of 27 times "
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