Statements about States

"We’re trailing every other state in the Midwest in terms of job creation since January of 2011."

Virginia is "the No. 1 recipient of federal dollars."

Texas added 6,600 miles of highway from 2001-2012, more than any other state.

"The national economic recovery has led to higher than expected tax revenues and projected budget surpluses in nearly every state in the nation, including Wisconsin."

"I cut spending while serving in the state Legislature"

"By using a little-known loophole ... Obama minions are allowing Nestle Company to export precious fresh water out of Lake Michigan."

Florida’s proposed medical marijuana amendment "would make Florida one of the most lenient medical-marijuana states, allowing use for limitless ‘other conditions’ specified by any physician."

"Whether the Amendment passes or not, the medical use of marijuana is a federal criminal offense."

"Since 1988, Congress has raised its own salary 15 times 'to reflect rising costs.' But raised the minimum wage only three times."

Rhode Island's unemployment insurance system "is the most expensive such system in the country."

Wendy Davis is "fighting to bring ... Bloomberg-style gun control to Texas."

Due to Obamacare, Arkansas "has covered almost 14 percent of its uninsured already."

"Health insurance is more expensive in Massachusetts than anywhere else in the country."

Wisconsin sold fresh water to California, helping that state's dairy industry, and "lost a bunch of jobs (and) a bunch of farmland."

"Wisconsin is not as obese as the national average is. The national average, 35.7 percent of the population is obese. In Wisconsin, it's closer to 26 percent."

"About 47 percent of able-bodied people in the state of Maine don’t work."

"Thirteen hundred" applicants in Rhode Island signed up for insurance through Obamacare.

"Many don’t know that Bill Young was once the minority leader in the Florida Senate...because he was the only Republican senator."

Says Maggie Hassan is the only female governor in the country.

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