Statements about Economy

"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.

"Nearly a quarter of all adults in this state have some college credit without a degree."  

"Thanks to Washington, nearly everyone will pay more in taxes in 2013. Somehow people think it's just the wealthy. It's not."

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."

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