All statements involving AFSCME
Says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "supports massive tax cuts for corporations that outsource Wisconsin jobs."
The Wisconsin Retirement System for public employees is "a self-funded pension plan" and "it’s the money of the workers’ that funds it."
"Did you know Wisconsin's AFSCME union has lost 50%+ of its members since no longer requiring membership?"
In labor negotiations with city employees, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett "demanded concessions that went beyond those mandated" by Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining law
Says gubernatorial recall candidate Tom Barrett supported passage of Gov. Scott Walker’s bill stripping collective bargaining of state employees.
"While Romney was a director of the Damon Corporation, the company was defrauding Medicare of millions."
"I asked the unions to pay into their own health care insurance ... and they said I was being unreasonable. I requested that they contribute toward their own pensions ... and they screamed it was unfair."
"Jim Renacci cheated on his income taxes" and is a "deadbeat citizen."
"Jim Renacci supports a national sales tax of 23 percent."
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