Statements about Job Accomplishments
"Every year since Gov. Walker and the Republicans have been in control of the Legislature we’ve created fewer jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics."
"Of the 20 bills [Rep. David] Cicilline has sponsored in his three years in office, not a single one has advanced past the embryonic committee stage."
"And we’ve constantly been the lowest unemployed county in the state."
Oregon Rep. Tina Kotek, D-Portland, has "never held a job nor run a business"
The town of Cumberland has "its highest bond rating in history."
Says Gov. Scott Walker has dropped Wisconsin "to 45th in the nation in job growth prospects while campaigning for president out of state."
"We have created new jobs here in Cranston -- more than 1,000."
Milwaukee County has "a parks capital budget that’s bigger than it’s been in the last 10 years."
Says her actions as Wisconsin commerce secretary brought the state "84,000 more Wisconsin jobs than we have today."
Under Mayor Angel Taveras "Providence’s bond rating was downgraded from A to BBB, two steps above junk-bond status."
Says that in his first two years, "Wisconsin has seen its best two-year job growth in a decade."
Says the success of his economic agenda is supported by the fact "we went from unemployment at 9.2 percent when I decided to run for governor four years ago to two points lower."
"Our ranking in terms of the best and worst states to do business in was 43 four years ago, and we just moved up to 17 two weeks ago."
"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."
"Four balanced budgets in a row, with no new taxes for anyone. The best job growth in 12 years. Nearly 130,000 new private-sector jobs. Merit pay to reward New Jersey’s best teachers, and the most education funding ever."
Says he "has repeatedly praised Chuck Hagel’s character, patriotism, bravery, and personal service defending our nation."
"I was the first member of Congress to call him (Barack Obama) a socialist..."
Kohl’s Department Stores in 2012 "announced the creation of 3,000 new jobs."
"I am now the No. 2 member of this House in terms of length of service."
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