Posts Tagged ‘Economy’

From the California State Senate Republican Caucus:

Another California Business Leaves Our State – 700 Families Will Be Impacted

SACRAMENTO, CA – Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) issued the following statement regarding the announcement that Campbell’s Soup will be moving its operations to North Carolina, Ohio, and Texas to reduce costs, putting 700 individuals on the unemployment line:

“No one should be surprised that Campbell’s Soup has decided to move their operations out of California. In the past few years, numerous other companies have done the same. Our communities need broad-based reforms, and Californians deserve more than promises and empty talk about helping our struggling families find work. (more…)

From the Republican National Committee:

Another Dismal Jobs Report Shows Obama’s Policies Haven’t Worked For America

The Associated Press Headline: “60-Day Election Sprint Opens With Weak Jobs Report”(Julie Pace and Donna Cassata, “60-Day Election Sprint With Weak Jobs Report,” The Associated Press , 9/7/12)

  • The Associated Press “U.S. employers added 96,000 jobs last month, a weak figure that could slow any momentum President Barack Obama hoped to gain from his speech to the Democratic National Convention.” (Christopher S Rugaber, “US Economy Adds 96k Jobs, Rate Falls To 8.1 Pct.,” The Associated Press, 9/7/12)


From Elizabeth Emken for U.S. Senate:

(ORANGE COUNTY, CA) – Elizabeth Emken, Republican challenger for U.S. Senate in California, today released the following statement regarding this morning’s employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

“The latest unemployment figures are simply unacceptable, especially when growing numbers of people have simply given up trying to get a job, business owners are hesitant to commit to expanding and hiring, and our economy has become so sluggish that even a whisper of an economic turnaround gets a standing ovation. (more…)

From Elizabeth Emken for U.S. Senate:

Nationally-known taxpayer advocacy group endorses Emken’s pro-growth tax policies

(ORANGE COUNTY, CA) – Republican U.S. Senate nominee Elizabeth Emken, an accomplished businesswoman specializing in efficiency and cost-cutting, and nationally recognized advocate for autism research and treatment, today announced that the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association Political Action Committee has officially endorsed her campaign for U.S. Senate. (more…)

Republican National Committee

Dysfunctional National Committee

  • The DNC Is Plagued By Money Troubles And Obama’s Worst Surrogate

In July, The DNC Raised About $10 Million, While Spending $32 Million, Leaving It With Just $15.4 Million Cash On Hand. “Early reports showed the Democratic National Committee spent about $14 million in coordinated advertising with Obama. That’s as the DNC raised roughly $10 million in July while also spending $32 million, leaving the party with about $15.4 million in the bank by month’s end.” (Jack Gillum, “Obama, DNC Spending Exceeded Donations In July,” The Associated Press, 8/20/12) (more…)

Republican National Committee

Team Obama Spends Sunday On Defense

Fox’s Chris Wallace: “That is the argument that the Obama campaign makes – that the $716 billion is all in cuts to providers and insurance companies and it will have no effect on benefits or services to the beneficiaries. Let me ask my question. Medicare’s own actuary, own actuary of Medicare – not of the Romney campaign – says that is impossible. That you can’t have the same services for $716 billion less. And let’s put up some of what the Medicare actuary says. They say that 15 percent of Medicare providers will be unprofitable by 2019. 25 percent of Medicare providers will be unprofitable by 2030. (more…)

From Elizabeth Emken:

Grim Economic Numbers Continue to Show Democrats’ Policies Haven’t “Worked,” But Democrats Want Tax Hikes that Will Make Things Worse

Last week’s report on U.S. economic growth confirmed the economy is in the doldrums, struggling to regain momentum and create jobs—a far cry from President Obama’s claims that his policies “worked” and that “the private sector is doing fine”:

“ECONOMY WEAK IN SECOND QUARTER, GDP GROWS AT 1.5% RATE”: (Tim Mullaney, “Economy Weak in Second Quarter, GDP Grows at 1.5% Rate,” USA Today, 7/27/2012)

“UNEMPLOYMENT COULD STAY HIGH AS US ECONOMY SLOWS”: “High unemployment isn’t going away — not as long as the economy grows as slowly as it did in the April-June quarter.” (Martin Crutsinger, “Unemployment Could Stay High as US Economy Slows,” Associated Press, 7/27/2012) (more…)