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Press Release - Jeb By The Numbers

June 19, 2015

In case there was any doubt left in your mind...

Governor Jeb Bush was the most conservative, reform-minded governor in modern times. We think the numbers during his eight years as Florida governor speak for themselves.

#1 in America in New Job Creation — 1.3 Million New Jobs

3.5% Unemployment Rate

81,000 New Small Businesses — most in the nation

13,000 Fewer Bureaucrats

Vetoed: $2 billion in spending

$19 Billion in Tax Cuts

8 Balanced Budgets

$8 Billion Growth in Budget Reserves

35-Year Low for Crime Rates

24% Reduction in Domestic Violence

Tripled Number of Charter Schools

Nearly 50% Increase in Graduation Rate

223,000 More Kids Reading at or Above Grade Level

These are the results you get when conservative reforms are implemented.

Jeb Bush, Press Release - Jeb By The Numbers Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/312330

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