Statements about States
Republican-leaning states get more in federal dollars than they pay in taxes.
"(Newt Gingrich) voted in favor of establishing the Department of Education, and yet he gets in a debate and says we should get rid of the Department of Education and send all the education issues back to the states."
"I delivered a flat tax for my state. I took my state to No. 1 in job creation. With all due respect to what Rick Perry has said about Texas, we did a little bit better."
Christmas trees are grown in all 50 States.
"Rhode Island is leading our nation in foreclosures."
Says the paperback edition of Mitt Romney's book deleted line that Massachusetts' individual mandate "should be the model for the country"
Oregon has the sixth highest combined death tax rate in the country.
The Affordable Care Act is "not the law of the land."
In Pennsylvania, President Barack Obama’s policies have increased unemployment 19 percent, led to the loss of 37,900 manufacturing jobs, and left 189,000 more people in poverty.
"We have had some significant accomplishments on a bipartisan basis."
In Rhode Island, "only 5 percent of ozone pollution is from local or in-state sources. . . Ninety-five percent comes from outside of our borders, particularly the Midwest."
"This is the first time in our state, and one of the first times in the country, where benefit reductions . . . has happened to people who are retired."
"The people in Massachusetts like (the state health care plan) by about a 3-1 margin."
Massachusetts has "less than 1 percent of our kids that are uninsured. You (Gov. Perry) have a million kids uninsured in Texas."
"I created a flat tax in the state of Utah. It took that state to the number-one position in terms of job creation."
Chris Christie has not been "effective at creating jobs … (or have) a record of governing for effectiveness. ...
New Jersey (has) one of the higher unemployment rates in the country at 9.4 percent."
"When it comes to being effective at creating jobs … (Chris Christie has not had) a record of governing for effectiveness. ... Last year, New Jersey created no net new jobs."
Says only four Texas legislators voted against a law giving in-state tuition rates to certain illegal immigrants.
"170,000 of the jobs" created in Texas under Gov. Rick Perry "were government jobs."
Utah was "the No. 1 job creator in this country during my years of service" as governor, with a 5.9 percent increase in jobs.
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