Collectively, yes, but not true for many individuals
"Americans will spend more on taxes in 2015 than on food, clothing and housing combined."
Similar language, but different context and intent
Says Bill Clinton signed a law "very similar to," and Barack Obama voted for a law "something like," Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
A bit of grade inflation
The woman named Wisconsin’s 2010 "outstanding teacher of the year" was laid off by the Milwaukee Public Schools that year under "seniority and tenure rules" that were eliminated by his Act 10 changes.
On the books, but held up in court
Wisconsin requires, "by law, a photo ID to vote."
Exaggerates her position
Says opponent Mary Burke says she "supports Obamacare unequivocally and wants to expand it."
Claim is partly true but overbroad
Under Wisconsin law, "anyone who knows anything about a John Doe" secret criminal investigation "can't talk about it."
He takes too much credit
Under his leadership, more people in Wisconsin "have access to health care."
Turned things around, but comparison is flawed
"The $3.6 billion deficit we inherited has turned into more than a half-billion-dollar surplus."
Study looked at claims, not premiums
In the Wisconsin health insurance exchange, "the Society of Actuaries points out that there'll be, according to them, an 82 percent increase in individual premiums over the next couple years under Obamacare."
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Is it cherrypicking season already?
"Our ranking in terms of the best and worst states to do business in was 43 four years ago, and we just moved up to 17 two weeks ago."
Closer under old budget than new
Says that even if his budget is adopted, private schools in the choice program would be getting about half the per-pupil funds that public schools receive
Last guv gave them ability to tax for it
"Under my predecessor, they cut funding for education, but they didn't give them anything in return to make up for that," leading to "less money" for school districts
A story half told
"Thanks to Washington, nearly everyone will pay more in taxes in 2013. Somehow people think it's just the wealthy. It's not."
Projected, not created
Kohl’s Department Stores in 2012 "announced the creation of 3,000 new jobs."
Many of those increases weren't statistically significant
"Last month, 44 of the 50 states saw an increase in the unemployment rate."
Is the final word in? We'll know June 28
The federal government "reviewed and verified" his administration’s numbers showing Wisconsin added 23,608 jobs in 2011.
Barrett backs the plans, but some cost estimates not firm
Says Tom Barrett plans "to spend $100 million on a trolley that goes barely two miles on the east side of Milwaukee."
Payment expected, but not made yet
Thanks to our policies, "for the first time in state history, we have put millions of dollars into our rainy day fund in consecutive years."
Protester who posted was homegrown
Says his sons were "targeted" on Facebook "by out-of-state protesters."
Friendly sample yields favorable results
Says 94 percent of Wisconsin employers think the state "is heading in the right direction" and a majority say they will "grow their companies in 2012."
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