Statements about Jobs
Says Chris Christie "vetoed" a "jobs package" of "30 bills."
Under President Barack Obama, "8.3 (million) fewer Americans are working today than there were four years ago."
"Nearly a quarter of all adults in this state have some college credit without a degree."
"In total, we have added nearly 75,000 private sector jobs in New Jersey since we took office in January 2010."
Kohl’s Department Stores in 2012 "announced the creation of 3,000 new jobs."
"Scott Walker has even removed the 250,000 jobs promise from his website."
Wisconsin has created "just under 100,000" jobs since he took office.
"Right now one of our highest job growth sectors is Leisure and Hospitality. We've added jobs that mostly fall within the restaurant and bar sector industry. These are not high-paying jobs, as the U.S. Department of Labor estimates this is an industry sector with the lowest average wages and the lowest proportion of its workforce earning minimum or subminimum wage jobs."
Under Charlie Crist, Florida lost 825,000 jobs and the unemployment rate increased from 3.5 percent to 11.1 percent.
"In 2008, tourism brought in $38 billion dollars and supported more than 300,000 jobs in the state of New Jersey."
Says that in 2011, Oregon had "the second fastest growing economy in the nation."
"National studies are already showing the negative effects that the health care law is having on businesses and our economy. Businesses across the country are raising their prices … (or) cutting jobs as a result of the added cost."
"We have more people working in clean and green energy than in oil and gas in this country."
"In the past year alone, Ohio businesses have created more jobs than almost every other state in the country."
Says New Hampshire had the fourth-lowest unemployment rate in the country during Maggie Hassan’s time in the state Senate.
Says that with President Obama's re-election, state and federal income tax rates for some taxpayers will rise "to roughly 65 percent."
Budget analysts say the looming tax hikes and spending cuts would "take us into a recession and kill jobs."
Says under President Barack Obama, the United States has created "five million jobs."
"Wisconsin still ranks first among the 50 states in manufacturing jobs per capita."
Says during George W. Bush’s administration "we were losing millions of jobs per month," while under Barack Obama we have "three years of gaining hundreds of thousands of jobs per month."
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