Saturday, January 31st, 2015

The most recent articles on PolitiFact Wisconsin

The (now-rejected) Kenosha casino -- jobs and money

How we sized up claims made about the $800 million casino complex.

Late surge in jobs still leaves Scott Walker well short of promise

Gov. Scott Walker would have finished much closer to his 250,000 jobs goal had there been four years with the jobs growth seen in 2014 -- especially the final four months of the year.

One last look at 2014

Before the year disappears from the rear-view mirror, here’s a final PolitiFact Wisconsin look-back at 2014.

Launching the second-term Walk-O-Meter

A look at the promises we'll be following.

2014's best-read claims about Scott Walker

The Republican governor's hits and misses on the Truth-O-Meter in 2014.  

False claims dominated most-clicked items about Scott Walker

Like moths to a (Pants on Fire) flame, readers were drawn to (mostly) false claims about Gov. Scott Walker in 2014.  

Beyond the Truth-O-Meter

Reviewing articles we did in 2014 without the Truth-O-Meter that provided a different sort of clarity and analysis.

Quick year-end quiz

Can you guess how we rated these six lighter and less-serious claims from 2014?

Pants on Fire, on parade

Ranking, by clicks, our seven Pants on Fire ratings from 2014.

Our High Five for December

Welfare. Right to work. Obamacare. Texas vs. Wisconsin. Federal deficits.   Our five most clicked items from December.  

Guns, deficit, fraud and beer among our most popular non-election fact-checks

The focal point of Wisconsin politics in 2014 was the race for governor.  But ...

Jobs growth heats up, November report says

Wisconsin employers added an impressive number of workers in the last two months, according to the most recent report by the state Department of Workforce Development.

PolitiFact names its 2014 Lie of the Year

The emergence of Ebola in the United States sparked a political and media frenzy, but many of the claims made were far from accurate. Collectively, they are PolitiFact's sixth annual Lie of the Year.

Right to work: How past claims have fared on the Truth-O-Meter

Right to work has suddenly been thrust back into the news in Wisconsin. Here's a look at past factchecks on key issues in the debate.

The Walker File: 2014's best-read claims by the governor

The Republican governor's hits and misses on the Truth-O-Meter in 2014, ranked in order of viewership on our site.