Statements about Economy
Of six Rhode Island tax-credit programs worth about $35 million, "three companies got 90 percent of that -- CVS and two companies not even located in the state of Rhode Island."
Says Travis County's unemployment rate is below the national average while its poverty rate exceeds the national average--and local poverty is rising.
Says "If Oregon’s Legislature simply authorizes $450 million for the CRC, it will … leave Oregon holding the bag for a great deal more cost responsibility."
"Our economy actually shrank during the last three months of 2012."
"After shedding jobs for more than 10 years, our manufacturers have added about 500,000 jobs over the past three."
"Ohio is doing better right now than the national average on all the (economic) numbers."
Says "the area damaged by Hurricane Sandy represents roughly 10 percent of our nation's economy."
Under President Barack Obama, "8.3 (million) fewer Americans are working today than there were four years ago."
Says Virginia economic development officials "decided they didn’t want to bid on" his company's electric automobile plant.
Says Ohio’s economic recovery "started in February 2010."
"Nearly a quarter of all adults in this state have some college credit without a degree."
"Thanks to Washington, nearly everyone will pay more in taxes in 2013. Somehow people think it's just the wealthy. It's not."
"In total, we have added nearly 75,000 private sector jobs in New Jersey since we took office in January 2010."
Kohl’s Department Stores in 2012 "announced the creation of 3,000 new jobs."
"The amount of money that we put into running our own state legislature is nearly as much as we put into the University of Rhode Island."
"Our numbers are going up at the airport."
"[T]he Georgia Dome has returned $10 billion in economic impact to the state of Georgia."
Says Texas economy is about 30 percent larger than Australia’s.
Says Texas has the 15th largest economy in the world.
"Scott Walker has even removed the 250,000 jobs promise from his website."
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