Statements about Jobs
Says "nearly 30,000" federal employees in Oregon were furloughed during the government shutdown.
Chris Christie "cut equal pay for women, calling it 'senseless bureaucracy.' "
"Violent crime is up since the last year of Sharpe James’ administration. This year it’s higher. … The unemployment rate is almost 15 percent. The high school dropout rate is over 50 percent."
Says her actions as Wisconsin commerce secretary brought the state "84,000 more Wisconsin jobs than we have today."
"Every month, we get the reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that say even more people have given up looking for work."
Among the nation’s 51 largest metropolitan areas, Milwaukee is the "only one" where the poverty rate is more than "four times greater in the city than it is in the suburbs."
"For the last decade, Floridians’ salaries have shrunk substantially" when adjusted for inflation.
The 2013-’15 state budget backed by Gov. Scott Walker and Republican lawmakers "left our technical colleges funded at 1989 levels."
"The president’s own advisers have said there’s a war on coal."
"Every engine manufacturer in the United States is now in the state of Texas."
"Since sequester began federal employment has been subtracting 6,000-7,000 jobs per month"
According to an article in the Economist magazine, Americans are "guaranteed" to live above the poverty line if they graduate from high school, keep their first job for over a year and get and stay married.
Says potential Democratic opponent Mary Burke "implemented the policies of Jim Doyle. Those are the policies that, in his last term, saw the state lose more than 133,000 jobs."
Unemployment in Texas has risen over two percentage points with Rick Perry as governor.
According to the most recent jobs report, "we've got more Americans leaving the workforce than we have finding jobs."
"Minnesota is kicking butt relative to Wisconsin on everything from employment and job creation to school test scores, educated work force and a host of other factors and rankings"
"The Kenosha casino would be one of the state’s largest employers and pay more to the state than any other company or Tribe – essentially, it would be Wisconsin’s biggest taxpayer."
Says that in his first two years, "Wisconsin has seen its best two-year job growth in a decade."
On average, college students "are taking six years to get a four-year degree."
"Unemployment has been on the rise throughout Wisconsin" as Paul Ryan stepped up his advocacy of "immigration increases."
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