After some 24 years, this allocation is on a single track
Federal officials declared that grant funds "could be used only for Milwaukee's streetcar project," meaning it "isn’t possible" to redirect the money to "other modes of public transportation or to our public schools."
An apples and oranges mix
Milwaukee "incarcerates 1.2% of white men" and has "incarcerated over 50% of black men in their 30s."
It’s been going on for six years
"In the city of Milwaukee, we’ve still got a mayor and a police chief who are furloughing police officers at a time when we have violence all across the city."
The mud didn't fly until after the primary
Says opponent Tammy Baldwin ‘has had not one positive ad’ in the campaign for U.S. Senate.
Tax breaks a fraction of the size of the budget cuts
Says "millions of dollars in tax breaks" were paid for "by busting unions, cutting BadgerCare, and raising taxes on the poor and the middle class, thanks to Elizabeth Coggs' help."
Study doesn't fully back claim
Says 85 percent of Milwaukee shootings involve "people with extensive criminal records shooting other people with extensive criminal records."
Better to stick to the script
"For the first time since 1990, American manufacturers are creating new jobs."
A split decision
Says Milwaukee blacks have 55 percent male unemployment, 60 percent truancy, a 50 percent graduation rate, the "worst" reading scores and "lead" in infant mortality.
They cherry-picked one vote and ignored several others
Says state Rep. Sandy Pasch "did nothing to stop" people from scamming the Wisconsin Shares child-care subsidy program and voted against funding for fraud investigators.
There was no vote and the issue predates Pasch’s arrival in office by years
Says state Rep. Sandy Pasch, her recall opponent, "voted to allow public school employees to use taxpayer dollars to pick up the tab for…Viagra."
Pushed a budget amendment, then asked the governor to veto it
On pay for fired Milwaukee police officers
Yep. Under contracts, some government workers are paid by taxpayers to work for their unions
Says Milwaukee County spent over $170,000 in salaries in 2010 for employees to "participate in union activities such as collective bargaining."
The accepted measure puts Milwaukee — the metro area — at No. 1
Milwaukee is "the most segregated city in America."
The company said from the start it was looking for a neutral city
Milwaukee lost the headquarters for MillerCoors because the area lacks good transit.
Some details lacking on one — but lack of clarity is due to Abele as well
Says Chris Abele, opponent in Milwaukee County executive race, "failed to finish 3 separate colleges, dropping out all 3 times."
Even Stone has made the comparison ... but he does it in a positive way
Says Jeff Stone = Scott Walker.
True for much of the campaign, but she got one recently.
Says Milwaukee County Parks director Sue Black has not received a pay raise in five years.
Voted consistently, but veered on explanations
On his support for sharply limiting collective bargaining by public employees.
Number’s on target, but other factors are also involved in declining tax base
"Eleven years ago, the city of Detroit lifted the residency requirement for police officers and today, 53 percent of officers live outside of the city. If we want the tax base of Milwaukee to resemble the tax base of Detroit, this is the way to go."
Only a handful of officials have access to (non-luxury) vehicles
Says Milwaukee County elected officials drive around in luxury cars "on your dime."
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