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stated on July 28, 2023 in a speech in Maine
"Wages are up after being adjusted for inflation."
stated on May 28, 2023 in an interview on "Fox News Sunday"
"Every study has shown” that when work requirements are tied to federal safety-net programs, “it puts more people to work.”
stated on May 22, 2023 in his presidential announcement speech
“The share of working-age men choosing to work is the lowest it has ever been.”
stated on February 7, 2023 in a news release
“Lifetime earnings of someone with a college degree is over a million dollars more than those entering the workforce without one.”
National Republican Senatorial Committee
stated on February 21, 2023 in YouTube ad
“Tammy Baldwin wants to take away” Medicare and Social Security.
stated on February 15, 2023 in a speech in Lanham, Maryland
The “average tax” for billionaires is “about 3%,” which is “a lower tax than a schoolteacher or a firefighter."
stated on February 7, 2023 in a tweet
The 87,000 new IRS agents who were supposed to “only target the rich” are now “coming after waitresses’ tips.”
stated on January 12, 2023 in remarks at the White House
“Take-home pay for workers is going up.”
stated on August 7, 2022 in News release
"Last year the IRS audited Americans earning less than $25,000 a year at five times the rate of other groups."
stated on August 21, 2022 in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press"
"Adjusted for inflation, over the last 25 years teachers have made a $29 increase in their salary."
stated on July 24, 2022 in Twitter
"There is absolutely no reason why Wisconsin should be facing a worker shortage to the level we are when there are 123,000 more able-bodied childless adults on BadgerCare since the pandemic."
stated on March 15, 2022 in a tweet.
“Virginia women are paid 80 cents for every dollar paid to Virginia men.”
stated on February 8, 2022 in an ad
“Greg Casar passed paid sick leave."
stated on December 19, 2021 in a Facebook post
Says Kellogg’s tweeted, “Oh, so you think it's cool when workers strike jobs? Now replace 'jobs' with 'women.' Still think it's 'cool'?"
stated on October 30, 2021 in TV interview
“If you’re a low-wage worker and you’re single and don’t have children, we’re literally taxing you into poverty."
stated on November 2, 2021 in a press conference in Glasgow
“Wages have gone up higher, faster than inflation.”
stated on October 18, 2021 in a Facebook post
“The Canadian government threatens to fire any government employee who uses ‘Let's Go Brandon’ in communications.”
stated on September 3, 2021 in Twitter
“President Biden has created more jobs in his first 7 months than any POTUS in history.”
stated on June 27, 2021 in TV interview
“We are not having replacement birth rates. We have had more people leaving the state than coming in over the last 30 years.”
stated on May 23, 2021 in Twitter
“It’s been over 50 years since minimum (wage) and inflation parted ways, then over a decade since the federal minimum went up at all.”
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Donald Trump's payroll tax break not meant to help unemployed
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The Senate stimulus bill: What’s in it for you
By Louis Jacobson • March 26, 2020
Latest promises about Workers
End pay discrimination
Guarantee 12 weeks paid family and medical leave
Make union organizing easier for workers
Guarantee 7 days of paid sick leave
Increase the federal minimum wage to $15/hour
Bring back manufacturing
Guarantee 6-week paid leave
Save the coal industry
Promote lifelong retraining
Restore collective bargaining rights to federal employees
Reduce the number of middle managers in the federal workforce
Sign the Employee Free Choice Act, making it easier for workers to unionize
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