Statements about Jobs

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."

New carbon regulations will increase electric bills by "$17 billion every year" and "potentially put an average of 224,000 more people out of work every year."

Says Gov. Scott Walker "has made Wisconsin 2nd in the nation in losing jobs."

Peter Kilmartin voted for the 38 Studios loan guarantee and his State House job was to "twist [legislator’s] arms to vote for deals like this."

"For every one job created under the Obama administration, 75 people went on food stamps."

"The average person who gets the minimum wage in America is 35 years old."

"Economic inequality in Multnomah County has a face -- and a name. It has 90,000 faces and names -- the number of county residents who are still unemployed, or underemployed, in the wake of the 2008 Wall Street crash."

David Beckham’s proposed soccer stadium at Miami’s Port "threatens the 207,000 jobs and $27 billion economic impact tied to the cargo and cruise industries."

"Oregon today has 100,000 more jobs than it did when I was elected."

The CBO says that if you raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, "half a million people would lose their jobs."

If you work 40 hours a week at the proposed minimum wage of $10.10 an hour, "you get out of poverty."

"Every single one of the 41 Republican senators who just blocked a raise in the minimum wage will receive a $2,800 cost-of-living adjustment on January 1, 2015."

"On (Tom) Wolf’s watch, taxes were high, killing 100,000 PA jobs."

Welcome to Wisconsin road signs have "always been made in Wisconsin," but Scott Walker "is outsourcing them" to an out-of-state company and "paying more money for them."

"The average minimum wage worker is 35 years old."

40 percent of illegal immigrants "had a visa and then became illegal," mostly because "they changed jobs."

"A white family is likely to have about six times as much wealth than a black or Hispanic family coming out of the recession."

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