Statements about Jobs
"Since 1988, Congress has raised its own salary 15 times 'to reflect rising costs.' But raised the minimum wage only three times."
Says Gov. Scott Walker has dropped Wisconsin "to 45th in the nation in job growth prospects while campaigning for president out of state."
A Census Bureau worker says he was told to skew information to bring the unemployment rate down "as we headed into an election season."
Says New Jersey has gained "143,000 new private-sector jobs."
"We have created new jobs here in Cranston -- more than 1,000."
Says "new mandates are already reducing full-time employment."
The average fast food worker is 29, and most fast food workers "are on some form of public assistance."
Wisconsin sold fresh water to California, helping that state's dairy industry, and "lost a bunch of jobs (and) a bunch of farmland."
"About 47 percent of able-bodied people in the state of Maine don’t work."
"As a result of Obamacare, we are becoming something of a part-time employment country."
"We’re 49th in the United States in new businesses created."
Since Obamacare became law, "most of our new jobs have been part-time jobs."
"Unemployment in the city of St. Petersburg is below the state average."
"Unfortunately, since Mr. Foster's been mayor ... there are less people employed in the city of St. Petersburg than there were prior to his taking office."
Says "nearly 30,000" federal employees in Oregon were furloughed during the government shutdown.
Chris Christie "cut equal pay for women, calling it 'senseless bureaucracy.' "
"Violent crime is up since the last year of Sharpe James’ administration. This year it’s higher. … The unemployment rate is almost 15 percent. The high school dropout rate is over 50 percent."
Says her actions as Wisconsin commerce secretary brought the state "84,000 more Wisconsin jobs than we have today."
"Every month, we get the reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that say even more people have given up looking for work."
Among the nation’s 51 largest metropolitan areas, Milwaukee is the "only one" where the poverty rate is more than "four times greater in the city than it is in the suburbs."
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