He says let the states decide
Says Donald Trump "wants to get rid of the federal minimum wage."
— Politifact North Carolina on Friday, July 8th, 2016
"The major immigration issue was about Poles, and Bulgarians, and Romanians," and that they weren’t contributing economically. "The unemployment rate among Poles in Britain is lower than the unemployment rate among Brits."
— Politifact Global News Service on Sunday, June 26th, 2016
Many reasons for slide
"The labor force participation rate -- the share of the potential workforce that is actually working or looking for work-- currently stands below 63%, the lowest level since the 1970s."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, June 13th, 2016
Owen, better off in Boston
"Owen in MA vs. Owen in RI … Advantage:Rhode Island."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, February 7th, 2016
Brown speaks the truth about California's economic growth
"Two million new jobs have been created," in California since 2011.
— Politifact California on Monday, January 25th, 2016
Job creation stats show positive
"Our businesses have created jobs every single month since (Obamacare) became law."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
Great Recession forced belt-tightening
Since 2008, Gwinnett County’s population has grown 15 percent, while the county government staff has increased only 1 percent.
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, December 11th, 2015
Remains of recession
"Since 2008, we have cut 5,000 positions" from Virginia public schools.
— Politifact Virginia on Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
A factual factoid
Wisconsin’s 6th congressional "district has more manufacturing jobs than almost any other" in the nation.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, November 20th, 2015
County government, as a whole, not as diverse
The racial and ethnic makeup of the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office mirrors the community it serves.
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
Johnson doesn't dispute statement
Says Ron Johnson "opposes entirely a federal minimum wage," except perhaps for "guest workers."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, August 27th, 2015
Post-Volvo rejection, thousands of jobs promised for Georgia
Since Volvo spurned Georgia for South Carolina in early May, some 3,455 jobs promising more than $800 million in investments have come to the Peach State.
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, July 31st, 2015
Gov. Bush focused on cutting and privatizing
"We reduced the government workforce by 13,000, 11 percent, during my eight years."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
Transportation bill was on the line
The state budget will include scholarship money for minority students as a concession to Senate Democrats for supporting the GOP-initiated transportation bill.
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
Tough all over
"The unemployment rate among blacks in Texas is 9.5% -- far more than double white unemployment -- and wages have fallen for black workers in Texas since 2000."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
Caveat: Jobs mostly replace those lost in downturn
"Since I took office, over 319,000 new private sector jobs have been created in Georgia with nearly 93,000 of those coming in the past 12 months."
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
Recovery is finally picking up steam
The economy is "creating jobs at the fastest pace since 1999."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
U.S. car sector is revving its engines
Over the past five years, the American automobile industry has "created about 500,000 new jobs."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
Mercedes said high taxes and the cost of doing business in New Jersey worked to Georgia’s advantage in landing the company's USA corporate headquarters.
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
College becoming more critical
Only 42 percent of young Georgians have a college certificate or degree, but soon 60 percent of jobs will require some college credential.
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015