Statements about Jobs

On average, college students "are taking six years to get a four-year degree."  

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

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. "cannot account for creating one single job."

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is a "proven job creator."

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."

"Our ranking in terms of the best and worst states to do business in was 43 four years ago, and we just moved up to 17 two weeks ago."

Wisconsin has "one of the most progressive tax codes in the country."

"Gov. Scott Walker (is) more than halfway to (his) 250,000 jobs goal."

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."

A Republican-sponsored Wisconsin mining bill "will take at least seven years to create jobs."  

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

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."

Wisconsin has created "just under 100,000" jobs since he took office.  

Says that with President Obama's re-election, state and federal income tax rates for some taxpayers will rise "to roughly 65 percent."

"Wisconsin still ranks first among the 50 states in manufacturing jobs per capita."  

"Tommy Thompson made millions from corporations who outsource American jobs and now he's trying to lavish huge tax breaks on them."  

Says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "supports massive tax cuts for corporations that outsource Wisconsin jobs."

Based on the August 2012 national jobs numbers, "for every person who got a job, nearly four people stopped looking for a job."

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