Statements about Small Business

"75 percent of the jobs created in the state of Ohio are created in small business. They are not created by huge corporations and those who are very wealthy."

Property tax exemptions can be granted to small businesses that move into Milwaukee County.

Wisconsin employers have repeatedly said in surveys that our anti-business litigation climate is one of the most important factors affecting their expansion decisions.

"Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-controlled state legislature have added over $140 million in new special interest spending"

"Republican (small business tax cut) bill spends $80 million for better Google searches, not job creation"

In Wisconsin, 98 percent of all small businesses will qualify for income-tax relief under my plan, freeing them to expand and create jobs.

Wisconsin’s lawsuit rules are so anti-business that the state’s system is "one of the most promiscuous" in America.

Eliminating the state tax on health savings accounts will "make it easier for small business owners to provide health insurance to their employees."

Letting the Bush tax cuts expire would raise taxes on small businesses.

Small businesses that have "$250,000 in gross sales for the business. They're the ones that are looking at massive tax increases."

Company may close, "all because government essentially says if they don't hire a lifeguard to watch their workers, they can't stay open."

The new health care law crushes small businesses "with billions in penalties."

"In 2009, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council ranked Ohio 11th in the nation and 1st in the Midwest for overall business climate."

People in the top tax bracket, "these so-called wealthy, most of them are small-business owners."

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis wrongly takes credit for small-business program

“If every small business in our state, on average, was able to create one new job we would cut our unemployment rate in half.”

"Bill White used D.C. connections from his job in the Clinton administration to form a company that did business in the Middle East and defaulted on a $60 million loan."

"We lowered the business tax from 4 percent down to 1 percent."

“The largest tax increase that we have ever had in our state is yours – it is the business margins tax that you signed, governor.”

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