Alongside jobs, Gov. Scott Walker and his challenger, Mary Burke, have sparred over how Wisconsinites have fared in terms of wages and income.
Scott Walker’s promise to create 250,000 private-sector jobs -- made when he was a candidate in 2010 and rated by us as a Promise Broken -- has reverberated throughout the 2014 campaign for governor. Both he, challenger Mary Burke and others have made a number of jobs-related claims. Here’s how we’ve rated some key ones.
How much Wisconsinites have, and will, pay in taxes has been fertile ground for statements made by Mary Burke and Gov. Scott Walker during the 2014 gubernatorial campaign.
Today's topic: Wages and income
Previously published: Taxes, education and jobs.
When it comes to education issues, Act 10, private school vouchers and public school funding have been key topics in statements we've rated on the Truth-O-Meter.
State employers added a total of 8,400 jobs in September, according to a report issued Oct. 16, 2014 by the state Department of Workforce Development. The same report also revised upward by 700 the jobs count for August 2014.
We take a look at claims likely to come up in the first debate Friday between Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke.
An group supporting abortion rights injected abortion into the Wisconsin governor’s race less than a month before election day. And Gov. Scott Walker responded the same day with a TV ad of his own.
-- Walker, Burke promises of 2014
-- Scoring Walker’s progress on promises
Gov. Scott Walker and challenger Mary Burke have made a host of campaign promises that offer a roadmap for when in office.
Related: How Walker fared on 2010 promises
Beer, deficits, businesses, jobs, taxes. A look at our most-clicked items from September.
Gov. Scott Walker and challenger Mary Burke have made a string of accurate claims of late. But there is still plenty of time for the rhetoric to heat up.
South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz drew national attention for her words about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker during a roundtable on women's issues in Milwaukee.
Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz made national headlines and stirred controversy when she sharply criticized Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker during an appearance in Milwaukee on Sept. 3, 2014.
At one point, Wasserman Schultz said: "Scott Walker has given women the back of his hand."
With Gov. Scott Walker and challenger Mary Burke locked in a close battle, statements related to the Nov. 4, 2014 election topped our most-clicked list for August.
The president takes a swipe at Congress for being on "vacation" all month (never mind his own two-week golfing get-away), while Scott Walker boasts of investing millions in worker-training programs -- all in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, touts the big savings from his union-trimming law, while comedian John Oliver says one New Hampshire burg cited terrorist threats to its Pumpkin Festival in applying for a military vehicle. All that and more in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.
Statements Gov. Scott Walker made about his Democratic challenger, the former Democratic governor and gay marriage were among our most-clicked items in July 2014.
A congressional hopeful’s claim about the Common Core school standards also made the High Five.
Gov. Scott Walker says his oath of office rather than political calculations explain his appeal of a federal court decision overturning Wisconsin’s ban on gay marriage. We examine how much discretion, if any, he had.
Two sharply different statements regarding the now-stalled investigation into whether there was illegal coordination among conservative groups and Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign rose to the top of our most-clicked list for June. A statement by Rep. Paul Ryan on whether or not Medicare is growing broke also received lots of attention.
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.