Statements about Jobs

Under Gov. Tom Corbett, "Pennsylvania ranks 49th in job creation."

The number of jobs created and people lifted out of poverty during Bill Clinton’s presidency was "a hundred times" what it was under President Ronald Reagan.

Says Charlie Crist "voted against raising the minimum wage."

The 2011 Rebuild America Jobs Act "would have cost the average American family $1,000 a year while making no significant impact to fix our infrastructure and roads."

"I co-sponsored the Rebuild America Jobs Act" for transportation and infrastructure.

"As Jim Doyle’s Commerce secretary, Mary Burke spent $12.5 million dollars to buy a vacant lot for a company that said it had no plans to create jobs in Wisconsin" and had laid off 800 workers.

"We in this state saw more job creation in the last three years since I've been governor than you saw in the whole eight years of Doyle’s time as governor."

A statewide poll showing 76 percent support and other surveys are a "strong indicator" of  broad public support in Milwaukee County for a $10.10 minimum wage

The Wisconsin unemployment rate was higher than the U.S. rate during only three months when Mary Burke was state commerce secretary.

"There are already more American jobs in the solar industry than in coal mining."

"Since the governor took office, Oregon’s unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest point in three years."

"The nearly six-year delay in approving Keystone is costing Americans more than 100,000 jobs."

"The United States is the only developed country in the world without paid maternity leave."

The Senate proposal to restore emergency unemployment benefits for five months was "fully paid for."

"Thom Tillis cut almost $500 million from education."

Under Gov. Scott Walker, "employer confidence now stands at 95 percent," compared to "only 10 percent" at the end of the "Gov. Jim Doyle-Mary Burke administration."  

"Sen. McConnell says it's not his job to bring jobs to Kentucky."

Due to actions by President Barack Obama, "the Burger King national headquarters announced this month that they will be pulling their franchises from our military bases."

"This generation, on average, is starting their careers, if they’ve been to a four-year college, with just under $30,000 in debt."

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