Statements about Government Efficiency
"We’re now spending 42 percent of our economy on government."
Says Ohio's Issue 2 will create a redistricting commission that will "have a blank check to spend our money."
Says Barack Obama's comments indicate he "believes in redistribution" of wealth.
The state government workforce grew when Tim Kaine was governor.
Says House Republicans spent $50 million on 33 votes to repeal Obamacare.
Says she does the jobs of state auditor, secretary of state and lieutenant governor "for less than the price of one of them" in Washington state.
Says U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy is among seven "Tea Party freshmen" who "spent an average of $15,000 on cars for themselves."
"If you have ever visited Nashville or Washington D.C. you will see MANY names and initials carved into ... desks."
Says that under President Obama, there’s been a substantial increase in federal government jobs.
Says he "cut the budget."
Says he "earned the highest possible credit ratings as state treasurer."
Says the city of Portland has one manager for every six "front-line" workers.
There are "49 different federal job training programs that report to eight agencies."
Says the stimulus bill sent tax credits overseas, such as "$1.2 billion to a solar company that's building a plant in Mexico."
"The federal government owns tens of thousands of properties that are vacant or underused."
Says the treasurer’s office has "saved $37 million in management costs for the oversight of public investments."
Says Ohio Treasurer Josh "Mandel first claimed bank fraud in June 2010 but did nothing for more than a year while raising money for his (Republican) Senate campaign."
Says "for the duration of this recession not a single person in government middle management has lost (a) job or taken a pay cut."
"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."
Congressman Scott DesJarlais "is spending his one year anniversary on vacation -- only working 6 days in all of January."
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