History shows otherwise
"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."
He did balance it, but new projections show shortfall
Says Gov. Scott Walker "didn’t balance the budget" so "we now have a larger state deficit 14 months into (his) term than we did when he was elected."
Short by nearly 70,000
Says "over 1 million signatures" were submitted in attempt to recall Gov. Scott Walker.
Yes, but he also cautioned it might not be achieved in first budget
Says Gov. Scott Walker cut aid to local schools despite campaigning on trying to restore two-thirds state funding for education
Friendly sample yields favorable results
Says 94 percent of Wisconsin employers think the state "is heading in the right direction" and a majority say they will "grow their companies in 2012."
Mixed bag on what he releases and when
Says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker doesn't make his calendar public -- "he's on our dime and we don't know where he is."
Pension moves possible, but scary email goes way too far
Says Gov. Scott Walker is "openly" backing a move to abolish the state retirement system and convert it to a 401(k)-style plan that will reduce pensions "by at least a third" for current and retired public employees
Simple math = bad math
Says 21,000 Wisconsin residents got jobs in 2011, but "18,000 of them" were in other states.
The few others pale in comparison
Says Scott Walker enacted "the biggest cuts to education in our state’s history."
Doyle didn't sign it, but Walker voted for it
A 10-year state program that created 202 jobs at a cost of $247,000 per job was approved by former Gov. Jim Doyle.
True as far as it goes
As Dane County executive, Kathleen Falk raised property taxes by "millions of dollars every year" and approved the second highest increase in the state in 2010.
Yes and no.
"We wiped out a $3.6 billion deficit without raising taxes."
Not widespread, but a variety of hikes that size
Says Wisconsin Democrats during the previous administration adopted "double-digit tax increases."
The numbers check out
Says she got unions to agree to "about $10 million in reduction" of salaries and health benefits while serving as Dane County executive in Wisconsin.
You're welcome, Mr. Mayor
"Mayor Barrett saved Milwaukee $25 million, thanks to Gov. Walker’s reforms."
Early view: They show progress. Recent view: They’re unreliable
On the accuracy of state jobs numbers.
Contract ended, screenings didn’t
Says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker eliminated "cancer screenings for uninsured women" and offered "no alternatives."
Month-to-month revisions can be significant
Wisconsin’s monthly job reports have a "margin of error" of 75 percent and were "way off" in eight of first 10 months of 2011.
Survey says … well, nothing about overcrowding
Scott Walker’s school-aid cuts were so devastating that students are without chairs and a government survey found 47 kids in a classroom.
Only until “flagged” signatures can be reviewed
"Wisconsin election officials to accept Mickey Mouse, Hitler signatures" on recall petitions.
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