For a certain type of income and to a certain level, yes
Says Glenn Grothman pushed through state tax credits that when phased in, "someone that owns a factory that produces millions in income" will pay "less tax than their nephew would if he worked full time at Taco Bell for minimum wage."
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In 2006, compromise wasn't a dirty word
Says GOP primary opponents Glenn Grothman and Joe Leibham cast a "compromise vote that cost $788 million" in higher electricity costs.
Except by rival Joe Leibham
"The fundraising numbers are in, and our grassroots support is unmatched!"
Both rose, though at different rates
When Republicans last controlled the presidency and Congress, "the number of people on food stamps (and) the number of people in low-income housing went through the roof."
Data collection required, but no requirement on health care workers
Says Tammy Baldwin introduced a bill that would require doctors and other health care workers to ask patients, "including young children, whether they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or if they know their gender identity."
Accurately quotes federal study
Says a study shows that children who live with a biological parent and the parent's boyfriend or girlfriend "have a 20 times greater chance of being sexually abused."
He fought the law, but not with this argument
While fighting a move to toughen penalties for workplace gender discrimination, state Sen. Glenn Grothman said "he didn’t believe women belonged in the workplace" but belonged "at home, cooking and cleaning and having babies."
But what about the scores of studies on the other side?
"Recent studies have confirmed that any academic benefits of government funded preschool disappear by the fourth grade."
Those “usurious vipers” are extinct in some states, but alive and well in Minnesota
The payday loan industry "does not exist in a state like Minnesota."
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