Statements about Jobs

"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."

"95 percent of the income gains in the last few years have gone to the top 1 percent."

"In 2013 we had the largest, the best, private sector job growth we’ve had in this state since the 1990s."

"In Wisconsin, a woman only earns 80 cents for every $1 a man earns."

"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."

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