Budget cuts only one factor, but ranking is correct
Says Scott Walker cut funding to local governments in Wisconsin, contributing to the "second-largest increase in violent crime" in the Midwest.
The numbers are a jumble
Under Scott Walker's "tax plan, the average Wisconsin taxpayer got just $11 a month. But corporations got $610 million in tax cuts. Millionaires got at least $1,400 per year."
But also cut taxes across the board
Says Scott Walker cut "taxes for the wealthiest" and raised taxes "on 140,000 Wisconsin families."
It’s more complicated than that
"Part of the increase in the cost (of higher education) has been because state support has dropped. We now spend, under Governor Walker, more on corrections than we do on higher education."
Two ways to slice it
Wisconsin is "not a high tax and fee state." When you look at "all the money state and local governments bring in" from residents, "we're more in the middle."
Only among closest neighbors
"We’re trailing every other state in the Midwest in terms of job creation since January of 2011."
Figure right; blame misleading
"The state budget has actually grown by $4.6 billion under" Gov. Scott Walker’s actions.
Point is accurate, but the numbers don’t play well together
"You've seen where we're now going from a $700 million surplus to getting into the next biennium with almost a $750 million deficit."
More at work than her work, including that Great Recession thing
Says her actions as Wisconsin commerce secretary brought the state "84,000 more Wisconsin jobs than we have today."
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