Statements about Jobs
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.
Figures cited by Gov. Scott Walker "are not commonly used" to measure job creation.
Says new figures he released showing Wisconsin job gains for 2011 are "the final job numbers."
Says Gov. Scott Walker is "cooking the books" by releasing numbers "he just dreamed up" that show Wisconsin gained jobs in 2011.
Since Scott Walker took office as governor in January 2011, there has been an increase of 33,200 jobs in Wisconsin.
Says Gov. Scott Walker said "no to equal pay for equal work for women."
Says Gov. Scott Walker "has caused Wisconsin to lose more jobs than any other state in the country."
Says she made a "cold call" and persuaded an Illinois company to relocate to Wisconsin.
"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 Wisconsin Assembly Republicans voted to repeal a law that ensures "that women cannot get paid less than a man for doing the same job."
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."
While fighting a move to toughen penalties for workplace gender discrimination, state Sen. Glenn Grothman said "he didn’t believe women belonged in the workplace" but belonged "at home, cooking and cleaning and having babies."
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