Statements about Economy
Kohl’s Department Stores in 2012 "announced the creation of 3,000 new jobs."
"Scott Walker has even removed the 250,000 jobs promise from his website."
Says President Barack Obama "did not come into office with the economy in a free fall."
Says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "supports massive tax cuts for corporations that outsource Wisconsin jobs."
"Household income in America has gone down for families an average of $4,000 in the last four years" while it " went up $5,000" under Mitt Romney when he was governor of Massachusetts
Says she "stood up to" Gov. Scott Walker on tax cuts "for wealthy corporations" while her congressional opponent voted with Walker.
If the U.S. didn't borrow $1.2 trillion every year "to fund government operations," that money would be available "for entrepreneurs and business people to put to work creating jobs and building and expanding their businesses."
"The median income in America has dropped by 10 percent in the last four years."
"Overwhelming Democrat and Republican votes" in 2011 for legislation in two special sessions on jobs demonstrated the bipartisan nature of the Wisconsin Legislature.
"Minnesota has passed and Indiana has passed" right to work laws making union membership and dues optional
The federal government "reviewed and verified" his administration’s numbers showing Wisconsin added 23,608 jobs in 2011.
Says Tom Barrett plans "to spend $100 million on a trolley that goes barely two miles on the east side of Milwaukee."
Says Gov. Scott Walker "has caused Wisconsin to lose more jobs than any other state in the country."
Wisconsin women "are paid 81 cents to the dollar of a man doing the same job."
Every time the price of gasoline rises 1 cent, "it's a billion dollars out of our economy that goes to Saudi Arabia."
"Together we added more jobs than any other area" while I was Dane County executive.
Says "unemployment tripled" in Dane County due to Kathleen Falk’s tax policies
Mayor Tom Barrett’s policies drove unemployment up 27 percent in Milwaukee, pushing it to "one of America’s 10 worst cities for unemployment."
Says when he was governor, Wisconsin cut unemployment to 2.1 percent and the state’s unemployment rate was "the lowest in the country for 40 consecutive months."
Says 94 percent of Wisconsin employers think the state "is heading in the right direction" and a majority say they will "grow their companies in 2012."
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