Statements about States

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

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."

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

"Every engine manufacturer in the United States is now in the state of Texas."

Since 2007, "Texas has gained 440,000 people" while "Maryland has lost 20,000."

South Carolina has "the fastest-growing economy in the Southeast."

Says Florida refused to allow the insurance commissioner to "negotiate lower rates with companies or refuse rates that are too high" under Obamacare.

"In 29 states in this country you can still get fired for not just being gay, but if your employer thinks you are gay."

"We have a federal government that thinks they have the authority to regulate our toilet seats."

Says a university survey concluded his Massachusetts administration "had more women in senior leadership positions than any other state in America."

Says Mitt Romney and George Allen "would overturn Roe v. Wade and allow states to end safe, legal abortion even in cases of rape, incest or when a woman's life is at risk."

Massachusetts schools "are ranked No. 1 of all 50 states."

"By the time (Mitt Romney) left office, Massachusetts was 47th in the nation in job creation."

"Last month, 44 of the 50 states saw an increase in the unemployment rate."

"When Mitt Romney was governor, Massachusetts ... (had) more debt per person than any other state in the country."

"As Governor: Romney did not keep public safety funding in line with inflation."

As governor of Massachusetts, "Romney reduced unemployment to just 4.7 percent."

"When Mitt Romney was governor, Massachusetts lost 40,000 manufacturing jobs, a rate twice the national average."

Massachusetts under Gov. Mitt Romney initially ranked last among states in job growth, but by the end of his governorship, "we were in the middle of the pack."

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