All Mostly True statements involving Scott Walker
"As Jim Doyle’s Commerce secretary, Mary Burke spent $12.5 million dollars to buy a vacant lot for a company that said it had no plans to create jobs in Wisconsin" and had laid off 800 workers.
"We in this state saw more job creation in the last three years since I've been governor than you saw in the whole eight years of Doyle’s time as governor."
"Graduation and third-grade reading scores are up in the state since I took office."
"In 2013 we had the largest, the best, private sector job growth we’ve had in this state since the 1990s."
"With the tax controls we already put in place, property taxes on a typical home in December of 2014 will actually be lower than they were in December of 2010."
"After years of 5.5 percent average tuition increases, we now have a two-year tuition freeze for the first time in the history of the UW System."
Even after collective bargaining reforms, most Wisconsin public employees "are still paying about 12 to 13 percent" of their health insurance premiums, while most state residents who work in the private sector "pay 20 to 25 percent."
"The national debt is on track to double during Obama’s presidency."
"We’re importing about 10 percent of our milk supply. We’re America’s Dairyland, but yet we don’t have enough milk in this state to meet the demand for our cheesemakers."
"In Wisconsin, only half of all the adults with serious psychological distress received mental health treatment or medication."
Two-thirds of Wisconsinites receiving unemployment checks "are not required to search for work due to current work search exemptions."
"Nearly a quarter of all adults in this state have some college credit without a degree."
"We’ve seen property taxes go down for the first time in 12 years on a median valued home."
Says Wisconsin Democrats during the previous administration adopted "double-digit tax increases."
Wisconsin state and local government workers pay "$500, $600 or in some cases, $1,000" per year in union dues.
If public employees don’t pay more for benefits starting April 1, 2011, "the equivalent" is 1,500 state employee layoffs by June 30, 2011 and 10,000 to 12,000 state and local government employee layoffs in the next two years.
The state is able to sharply curtail contract bargaining rights for state employee unions.
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