Statements about Economy
"We are already almost halfway to our 2010 goal of creating 700,000 new jobs in seven years."
Says that according to a report, "the tech sector now drives more than one-quarter of Austin’s economy."
Ohio’s lost more jobs in March than any other state in the nation.
"The economy added more jobs during four years under Obama than it did in the entire eight years under George W. Bush."
"Over the last 10 years, Texas created 33 percent of the net new jobs nationwide."
In just six years, Georgia has dropped from first in the nation from a business-friendly legal climate to 24th.
"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."
Says the fertilizer plant that exploded in West, Texas,"had not been inspected by the state of Texas since 2006."
"Most state employees did not receive any pay raise from 2009 to 2012."
A recent study of a proposed cap-and-trade policy’s effect on Wisconsin consumers showed it could "raise gasoline prices by 141 percent and electricity rates by 171 percent" by 2030.
Says "Every legislative district in the state has at least one craft brewery and countless home brewers."
"Women make 77 cents for every dollar earned by men."
Says Texas state funds were spent on "a TV series on spouses cheating on their wives, kind of glorifying the act of cheating."
"In Rhode Island, 28 percent of adults released from state prisons are re-incarcerated within a year."
"Under Republican Chris Christie, New Jersey had the highest increase in unemployment in the country last year. Nearly 1 in 10 jobless. The worst unemployment in the region. Near the bottom in economic growth, yet Christie protected a tax cut for millionaires but vetoed a minimum wage hike."
"We have the fewest people employed in this country since 1979."
"No one knows who bought the [38 Studios] bonds. And there was some language put in the bond offer that they must remain anonymous."
"Almost 1,000 people a day" are moving to Florida "because they are more free here than they are in some other states."
The national debt is "larger than our entire annual economy."
An annual income of $500,000 "in Manhattan, believe it or not, is middle class."
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