Statements from Milwaukee

Says opponent Tammy Baldwin ‘has had not one positive ad’ in the campaign for U.S. Senate.

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."

Says 85 percent of Milwaukee shootings involve "people with extensive criminal records shooting other people with extensive criminal records."

"For the first time since 1990, American manufacturers are creating new jobs."

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. 

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.

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."

Says Milwaukee County spent over $170,000 in salaries in 2010 for employees to "participate in union activities such as collective bargaining."

Milwaukee is "the most segregated city in America."

Milwaukee lost the headquarters for MillerCoors because the area lacks good transit.

Says Chris Abele, opponent in Milwaukee County executive race, "failed to finish 3 separate colleges, dropping out all 3 times."

Says Milwaukee County Parks director Sue Black has not received a pay raise in five years.

On his support for sharply limiting collective bargaining by public employees.

"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."

Says Milwaukee County elected officials drive around in luxury cars "on your dime." 

"I’m the only candidate for Milwaukee County executive that has voted against increasing government pensions."

When the Milwaukee County mental health facility is full, "cops sit out there in their squad cars with a mentally ill patient"  and sometimes "spend an entire shift out there doing that."

Property tax exemptions can be granted to small businesses that move into Milwaukee County.

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