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stated on January 26, 2020 in a TV interview
On whether the state should use surplus funds for ongoing expenses.
stated on July 14, 2018 in posts on the Internet
A post comparing two construction workers — “Joe legal” and “Jose illegal” — says “Jose” pays no taxes yet gets free medical care, food stamps, welfare, and 'head of the class' priority for his children in applying for college.
Republican National Committee
stated on March 5, 2020 in a mass email
On key issues including taxes, health care, the Green New Deal, abortion, and guns, there is “no daylight between” Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden.
stated on February 28, 2020 in a Facebook post
“I pay $165 a month on my student loans for the next 13 years to pay them off. With Bernie Sanders’ plan, my student loans will be forgiven. I’ll only have to pay $450 extra in taxes a month for the next 25 years to make sure I’ll have no more student debt.”
stated on March 4, 2020 in a Facebook post
“The State of Florida has announced measures that all workplaces with 10 employees or more are to have paid mandatory leave to avoid the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus starting on March 6, 2020. All schools are to close for 2 weeks also from March 6th.”
stated on January 15, 2020 in a tweet
“As the State Department warned Mizzou in July 2019, and as I have repeatedly stated, (the Confucius Institute) presented security risks for students & university as a whole.”
stated on February 23, 2020 in an interview on CBS News' "60 Minutes"
“When Fidel Castro came into office, you know what he did? He had a massive literacy program.”
stated on January 30, 2020 in a blog post
“Colorado school forces students to wear hijabs.”
stated on January 21, 2020 in a tweet
Says a "court has ordered North Carolina to step up significantly its funding for education."
stated on December 31, 2019 in social media posts
"California's Attorney General, Xavier Becerra is putting together plans to raise property tax revenue by eliminating the only thing keeping some people's property tax from sky rocketing, Prop 13."
stated on November 19, 2019 in a public forum
"The Department of Corrections budget in Wisconsin is more than the Department of Education budget."
stated on January 4, 2020 in a speech
"We were living outside of Houston and that’s when I found it: a commuter college, 45 minutes away that cost $50 a semester."
stated on January 14, 2020 in a Facebook post
Florida is "the 45th in state education funding."
stated on January 13, 2020 in a Sun Sentinel op ed
"In Florida children are required to take their first standardized test within 30 days of beginning kindergarten and Gov. DeSantis wants to extend that requirement to preschoolers."
stated on December 12, 2019 in a hearing
Says Betsy DeVos is the "most unpopular person in our government."
stated on June 27, 2018 in a headline
"Florida school drops Common Core – soars to number one"
stated on December 4, 2019 in a campaign ad
"Jim Justice is the first West Virginia governor to fight for pay raises for educators."
stated on December 3, 2019 in a tweet
Says North Carolina's average teacher salary was at the national average "back when I was in public school."
stated on August 21, 2019 in a tweet
"West Virginia is sixth overall in the average number of at-risk youth."
E. Gordon Gee
stated on June 21, 2019 in a speech
"In West Virginia, we have 20,000 jobs in which we don’t have skilled workers."