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Hirono Votes Threaten Local Jobs
By News Release @ 7:51 PM :: 7366 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics


News Release from

HONOLULU - The Linda Lingle Senate Committee released a new television spot today contrasting Governor Linda Lingle’s clear record of job growth for Hawaii with Congresswoman Mazie Hirono’s votes that would cut jobs here at home.

The transcript of the television spot follows:

Announcer: Mazie Hirono says to vote for her because she'll work with Senator Inouye. But Hirono was the only Hawaii legislator to vote for deep cuts to funding our military. (1)

Announcer: And voted for cuts that would cost 10,000 jobs here in Hawaii. (2)

Announcer: She was the only vote against trade with Korea, putting even more jobs at risk. (3)

Announcer: Linda Lingle has a history of working with both parties, creating over 21,000 jobs for Hawaii. (4)

Hawaii: Total Wage & Salary Jobs

  • December 2002 580,450
  • December 2003 588,850
  • December 2004 609,100
  • December 2005 626,050
  • December 2006 639,100
  • December 2007 643,500
  • December 2008 620,700
  • December 2009 598,800
  • November 2010 603,600

Net Gain 23,150

Linda Lingle: I’m Linda Lingle and I approve this message.

# # # #

1. Source: HR 1473 – Department of Defense Budget and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011

2. Sources: S. 365 (112th), Roll Call Vote #690 (August 1, 2011); Stephen S. Fuller, "The Economic Impact of the Budget Control Act of 2011 on DOD and Non-DOD Agencies", George Mason University (July 17, 2012).

3. Source: HR 3080 – Free Trade Agreement with Korea

4. Source: State of Hawaii, DBEBT, Monthly Economic Indicators


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