All statements involving Tom Barrett
Using a surcharge on the cigarette tax to help pay for a new downtown sports arena "is not feasible under state law."
Says Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is responsible for the roughly $7,800 "I pay in property taxes per year."
Among the nation’s 51 largest metropolitan areas, Milwaukee is the "only one" where the poverty rate is more than "four times greater in the city than it is in the suburbs."
A state report’s "projection is that approximately half of public employees" would live outside municipal boundaries in a decade if the state bans local residency requirements.
40 percent of U.S. gun sales "are occurring outside of" licensed gun dealers.
"Scott Walker has a plan to privatize state lands" and "wants to sell our deer to the highest bidder."
Says Gov. Scott Walker made "draconian cuts" to public safety budgets that put police officers at "greater risk of harm."
Figures cited by Gov. Scott Walker "are not commonly used" to measure job creation.
Says Tom Barrett plans "to spend $100 million on a trolley that goes barely two miles on the east side of Milwaukee."
"No one on my staff has ever been charged with a crime."
To help balance the 2011-13 budget, Gov. Scott Walker used "a credit card" approach that "pushed over $500 million in debt onto our children and our grandchildren" costing state taxpayers "more than $150 million in interest."
Says Tom Barrett "voted to ban 15 different kinds of guns, even a lot of common deer rifles."
Says Gov. Scott Walker is "cooking the books" by releasing numbers "he just dreamed up" that show Wisconsin gained jobs in 2011.
Says Gov. Scott Walker said "no to equal pay for equal work for women."
Says Democratic recall opponent Tom Barrett is campaigning on "lifting property tax" limits.
Says Gov. Scott Walker "has caused Wisconsin to lose more jobs than any other state in the country."
In labor negotiations with city employees, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett "demanded concessions that went beyond those mandated" by Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining law
Mayor Tom Barrett’s policies drove unemployment up 27 percent in Milwaukee, pushing it to "one of America’s 10 worst cities for unemployment."
Says gubernatorial recall candidate Tom Barrett supported passage of Gov. Scott Walker’s bill stripping collective bargaining of state employees.
"In his very first budget, (Milwaukee) Mayor Tom Barrett broke his pledge to keep a lid on property taxes and has continued increasing taxes and fees ever since."
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