Statements about Government regulation
An 11-year-old girl was investigated by the FBI and had to pay a $500 federal criminal fine "because she found an injured woodpecker and put it in a cage to make sure that the bird was OK."
"The State of Wisconsin thinks you should have to" wash your hands "at least 28 times to make one peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich."
"Taxes and fees amount to about 20 percent of a typical $300 round-trip domestic ticket. That’s higher than taxes on products like alcohol, tobacco and firearms."
Two-thirds of Wisconsinites receiving unemployment checks "are not required to search for work due to current work search exemptions."
Wisconsin’s laws "ranked the worst in the world for mining investment."
40 percent of U.S. gun sales "are occurring outside of" licensed gun dealers.
In 2009, the FBI "referred more than 71,000" cases of people failing background checks when trying to buy a gun to another federal agency, "but U.S. attorneys ultimately prosecuted only 77 of them."
A Republican-sponsored Wisconsin mining bill "will take at least seven years to create jobs."
"Every day, 34 Americans are murdered with guns."
Says he first unveiled his new legislative agenda in Wisconsin, not in California as critics complain
Says U.S. Senate rival Tammy Baldwin wants a "completely government-controlled" health care system that goes "far beyond 'Obamacare'" and is "a Medicare system for all."
Says U.S. Senate rival Eric Hovde "refused to pay his property taxes until he was taken to court."
Says he "never supported" federal health care individual mandate.
Says "Barack Obama and his team" are "socialists in every respect of the word."
Says area near proposed northern Wisconsin iron ore mine is "15 hours away" from where public hearing on mining was held.
Wisconsin’s concealed-carry permit rules demand more proof than other states that safety training requirements are met, rendering "all existing (training) certificates insufficient" as part of the permit application
Wisconsin bill "grants drug companies and medical device manufacturers immunity from injuries and deaths caused by their products."
The Dodd-Frank financial-reform law’s hundreds of new rules will force small banks and credit unions to burn up "an estimated 2,260,631 labor hours just for compliance."
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