Statements about Jobs
Says that according to a report, "the tech sector now drives more than one-quarter of Austin’s economy."
"The economy added more jobs during four years under Obama than it did in the entire eight years under George W. Bush."
"Over the last 10 years, Texas created 33 percent of the net new jobs nationwide."
Says Travis County's unemployment rate is below the national average while its poverty rate exceeds the national average--and local poverty is rising.
Says U.S. corporate tax rate is "highest in the world at 35 percent."
"We’re seeing now 30 straight months of private-sector job growth, 4.6 million jobs created."
Says if labor force participation rate were the same as when Barack Obama became president, unemployment would be 11 percent.
Says under Mitt Romney, Massachusetts was 47th in job creation.
Says combined inflation and unemployment rates in October 2011 were the highest since Ronald Reagan succeeded Jimmy Carter.
"The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office concluded ObamaCare will cost the U.S. more than 800,000 jobs."
"A hundred percent of all the jobs lost during the recession have been reclaimed in Texas … while the nation is at about 36 percent."
Says local Texas chambers of commerce were granted exemptions from paying property taxes on their headquarter properties.
Says taking millionaires off food stamps and unemployment would save $20 million.
"If Congress does not pass the renewal of the payroll tax cut before the end of the year, nearly 160 million working families will see their taxes go up by roughly $1,000."
Says that according to one economist, $1 of unemployment benefits boosts the economy by $1.61.
"Eighty percent of the net new jobs created in the state of Texas since 2009 went to the foreign-born."
Says that "we brought CHI Manufacturing, that had business in China, back to" Texas.
Says Texas unemployment is dire in various ways such as a doubling in the jobless rate during Rick Perry's governorship. Also, the Texas rate has increased faster than the national rate during Barack Obama's presidency.
"In Texas, we created over 1 million new jobs while the rest of the nation lost over 2 million."
"During Sherrod Brown’s past decade as a D.C. politician, more than one out of every four jobs that has left America, left from Ohio. ... Sherrod Brown will own these horrendous Ohio job numbers next year."
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