Statements about State Budget

Says opponent Mary Burke told reporters she would have "required workers to give up bargained-for healthcare and retirement benefits like Gov. Walker."

The Wisconsin school voucher program "has no research that shows that it’s going to improve student learning."

David Beckham’s soccer stadium would get a "special tax deal that lets them off the hook for $2 million in taxes every year for 30 years."

"Estimates for adopting Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion show it will cost Virginia taxpayers $902 million through 2022."

The Pell bridge "is a tourism bridge essentially and not a commuter bridge."

Dave Brat "worked on Democrat Gov. Tim Kaine’s Council of Economic Advisors while Kaine tried to raise our taxes by over $1 billion."

"A grant for $5,000 [from the Governor’s Workforce Board] went to teach an employee at a company that makes ornamental business card holders how to use Facebook and Twitter."

Charlie Crist "raised taxes in 2009 and won't rule out raising taxes again."

"Greg Abbott said it would be a ‘waste’ to expand pre-k to all Texas children."

A poll taken "a few months ago" found "70 percent approval or higher" for the Act 10 collective bargaining law.

Gov. McAuliffe's budget would "raid school, other $$ 4 Obamacare in VA."

"Glenn Hegar promised to eliminate the property tax."

"Charlie Crist signed into law an automatic 15 percent annual tuition increase that put college further out of reach for many Floridians."

Under Mary Burke’s leadership, Commerce Department business-incentive programs had "major shortcomings" and "40 percent of jobs...didn’t materialize."

State Medicaid expansion "will save our treasury $1 billion over the next eight years."

"Rick Scott tried to slash school funding by $3.3 billion."

You can buy lobster with food stamps.

Georgia has saved $20 million through changes in criminal sentencing.

Dan Patrick "called for increasing the gas tax and the state sales tax."

Says Mary Burke's "2007-'09 state budget had a tax hike of $1.8 billion -- costing every man, woman and child in the state an extra $310."  

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