State of Texas Archives: on Jobs


Tom Leppert: I have created thousands of jobs; we need that in DC

Tom Leppert, a former Dallas Mayor and career business executive, said Texas should not send a career politician or a government lawyer to Washington, but instead choose an experienced businessman. "I have created thousands of jobs," Leppert said. "We don't need someone who goes out and gives speeches about free enterprise, but send someone who has been out there and done those sorts of things."
Source: San Angelo Standard-Times on 2012 Texas GOP Senate debates Apr 13, 2012

David Dewhurst: Less federal meddling on labor relations

Stop National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Over-reach Dewhurst Plan: Less NLRB Meddling, More Job Creation
Source: 2012 Senate Campaign website, dewhurstfortexas.com, "Issues" Mar 25, 2012

Jon Roland: No constitutional authority to regulate private hiring

Source: Texas Congressional Election 2008 Political Courage Test May 2, 2008

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