Lena Taylor's file:
Taylor

Democrat from Wisconsin

Lena Taylor is a Milwaukee Democrat, was elected to the Wisconsin Senate in 2004. She previously served for nearly two years in the state Assembly.

Recent statements involving Lena Taylor

"There is no statistical evidence that bail bonds increase the likelihood of those awaiting trial returning to court for their scheduled hearings."

"Gov. (Scott) Walker has yet to create a job, he gives away millions to his friends, and he raises taxes on working people."

Hitler "abolished unions and that’s what" Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is "doing today."

Recent stories featuring Lena Taylor

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.

Fact-checking the Wisconsin budget battle:

The Wisconsin budget controversy has generated sharp rhetorical clashes over ideology, budget priorities and tactics -- and the largest sustained protests in Madison since the Vietnam War,

The main event: An argument over collective bargaining rights and compensation for state and local government employees that has spurred national interest.

Check out some of our hottest items.

Truth getting milked in Wisconsin showdown:

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, we read, says no one should be shocked he’s seeking to whittle collective-bargaining rights for government-employee unions in the Badger State.

PolitiFact Wisconsin put the kibosh on that claim; it’s also fact-checked more than a dozen others, finding few statements to be True.

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