Statements about Economy

"Wisconsin wages are declining at double the rate of other states."

"Wisconsin now ranks among the top 10 states for out-migration."  

Under Scott Walker, Wisconsin "unemployment's up" from 4.8% to 6.2%  

"(Mary) Burke was a senior member of the Doyle administration that left Wisconsin with 130,000 fewer jobs."

"Most folks’ wages haven’t gone up in over a decade."  

"The only time over the last 25 years when the state’s unemployment rate exceeded the U.S. average was when (Mary) Burke was commerce secretary."  

"Over 3 million Americans are employed in the growing green-collar workforce," which is more than the number "of people working in the fossil fuel industry."  

Under President Obama’s health-care reforms, the premium for "an average plan for a family didn't go down by $2,500 per year, it's gone up about $2,500 per year."

"We are experiencing the worst economic recovery America has ever had."

"The Walton family, which owns Wal-Mart, controls a fortune equal to the wealth of the bottom 42 percent of Americans combined."

"The nine-day deer hunt contributes more than $1.3 billion in revenue to the state of Wisconsin."

Says Gov. Scott Walker has dropped Wisconsin "to 45th in the nation in job growth prospects while campaigning for president out of state."

"Wisconsin ranks No. 2 in economic growth", according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

"We’re 49th in the United States in new businesses created."

"Minnesota is kicking butt relative to Wisconsin on everything from employment and job creation to school test scores, educated work force and a host of other factors and rankings"

Says that in his first two years, "Wisconsin has seen its best two-year job growth in a decade."

"Unemployment has been on the rise throughout Wisconsin" as Paul Ryan stepped up his advocacy of "immigration increases."

"We’re importing about 10 percent of our milk supply. We’re America’s Dairyland, but yet we don’t have enough milk in this state to meet the demand for our cheesemakers."

Says the success of his economic agenda is supported by the fact "we went from unemployment at 9.2 percent when I decided to run for governor four years ago to two points lower."

A recent study of a proposed cap-and-trade policy’s effect on Wisconsin consumers showed it could "raise gasoline prices by 141 percent and electricity rates by 171 percent" by 2030.

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