Statements about Jobs

"Typical minimum wage earners in America are teenagers living with their parents in middle class families."

"From 1972 until 2011, the number of EPA employees increased by 107 percent while the number of total federal personnel decreased by 15 percent."  

Obamacare is "costing 2 million jobs."

Says the Koch brothers want to "protect tax cuts for companies that ship our jobs overseas."

"Young women today in metropolitan areas" who are childless and single are out-earning childless, single young males.

"Of all the jobs President Obama claims to have created since he started, only 38.5 percent are women. So 61.5 percent have gone to men."

"Who will raising the minimum wage actually help? … More than half work full-time. The average worker is 35 years old."

"Since December 2010 Florida has created 540,000 new jobs."

Wisconsin is "one of the bluest" states, but under Scott Walker its unemployment rate "is around 3.5%."

"Wisconsin wages are declining at double the rate of other states."

"Manufacturing wages today in America on a per-hour basis are actually a bit lower than average wages in the economy as a whole."

"Wisconsin now ranks among the top 10 states for out-migration."  

"Obamacare will drive 2.5 million Americans out of the workforce."

"Our state economic development agency under Walker, WEDC, actually isn’t even using the funds that are appropriated to it."

After hiring a campaign manager in 2006, "I got this $100 and something fee ... for hazardous materials."  

Broward County’s unemployment rate of 5.3 percent is "the lowest in Florida."

Seneca Jones Timber Co., aiming to increase logging and allay fears that old growth will be cut, says mills have shifted to second-generation trees. An ad from the company asks: "Do you know that most all mills in Oregon have retooled over the past 20 years?"

The economic "turnaround started at the end of my term."

Under a bill before the legislature, "you’d have to go to court to fire an employee."

On delaying a health care mandate on business.

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