Articles from July, 2011

A change in the meter: Barely True is now Mostly False

After an overwhelming response from readers, we're changing the Truth-O-Meter. Barely True will now be called Mostly False.

By Bill Adair :: Published on Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 at 8:00 a.m.

With the budget done, a look at Walker's tax-related promises

Striving to win over fiscally conservative voters in a contested Republican gubernatorial primary, Gov. Scott Walker pledged in 2010 not only to avoid tax increases, but to cut a multitude of taxes for various groups. It was a bold move. But in promising to achieve them in his first budget, Walker he left himself little room to maneuver -- especially when the sluggish economy was leaving a major budget gap for 2011-13. A look at key promises and how Walker fared.

By Dave Umhoefer :: Published on Sunday, July 10th, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.

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