State of New York Archives: on Jobs
Administration has not created jobs in upstate New York
Long accused Gillibrand of doing nothing to create jobs in upstate New York. "As I go around upstate, I see towns with empty storefronts, factories that have been shuttered, paint peeling off of buildings and people desperate for work,"
Long said. Gillibrand stood by her three-year record in the Senate, and hit Long back on her pledge to not raise taxes to balance the federal budget.
Source: New York Newsday on 2012 N.Y. Senate debate
Oct 17, 2012
We need a jobs bill with national job-stimulating potential
Dr. Scott Noren, U.S. Senate candidate running as a Progressive Independent, comments as follows on the Republican debate: "There is a resemblance between Wendy Long, Bob Turner, George Maragos, and Kirsten Gillibrand.
Two of them never wrote a successful jobs bill (Turner or Gillibrand) and none have yet to write a proposed jobs bill with national job-stimulating potential either."
Source: PR Newsire / Yahoo.com on 2012 N.Y. Senate debates
Jun 18, 2012
Democrats have created a toxic environment for NY jobs
Gillibrand says she doesn't think it's possible to tell how many jobs a politician has created, adding, "The number one thing we should be doing to create jobs in this state--in this country right now--is getting access to capital into our small
DioGuardi counters, "Not only did you not create jobs, we've lost many jobs. You've got to be aggressive about what you do to change that and one of the things is: we're in a toxic environment in this state--mainly because of your party."
Source: Fox News 23 coverage of 2010 N.Y. Senate debate
Oct 21, 2010
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