Friday, December 19th, 2014

Kitty Rhoades's file

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Republican Kitty Rhoades, a member of the Wisconsin Assembly from 1999 through 2010, became the deputy secretary of the state Department of Health Services in January 2011. In February 2013, she was appointed secretary of the department by Gov. Scott Walker.

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Recent statements involving Kitty Rhoades

Recent stories featuring Kitty Rhoades

Some of the themes that will shape the governor's race

More than four months out before the November 2014 gubernatorial election in Wisconsin, some of the campaign themes are coming into focus.

Gov. Scott Walker's record on jobs and the economy. How that record compares to that of his predecessor, Democrat Jim Doyle. And the record of likely Democratic nominee Mary Burke, both as Doyle's commerce secretary and as a former executive of Trek Bicycle Corp.

Testing Obamacare on the Truth-O-Meter

The Affordable Care Act reaches a milestone on Oct. 1, 2013, when health insurance marketplaces that were set up as part of the law begin enrolling people.

Many claims on both sides of the political aisle have been made about President Barack Obama’s signature legislative accomplishment, which has been implemented in phases since becoming law in March 2010.   

 

The High Five: Our most-clicked items for June

It's time for our monthly recap of the five items that received the most page-views at PolitiFact Wisconsin during the previous month.

In June, the NRA, junk food, Scott Walker and Obamacare were on top of the list.

The Truth-O-Meter and the 2013-15 state budget

Gov. Scott Walker has said he will sign the 2013-15 state budget into law on June 30, 2013.

The two-year tax-and-spending plan takes effect the next day.

We’ve covered the budget terrain with a number of Truth-O-Meter items.

Here’s a roundup of claims on school vouchers, bail bonds, tax cuts and more.