Statements we say are Mostly False

"Typical minimum wage earners in America are teenagers living with their parents in middle class families."

"Wisconsin now ranks among the top 10 states for out-migration."  

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Senate approved a bill "denying veterans the right to recover their medical costs for cancers they developed while serving their country."

With his proposal to cut income and property taxes, Scott Walker is "increasing the state deficit at a time when borrowing is already at record levels."  

"(Mary) Burke was a senior member of the Doyle administration that left Wisconsin with 130,000 fewer jobs."

As state Commerce secretary, Mary Burke drafted, sponsored and promoted "budgets that raised taxes by billions, created high structural deficits and raided funds to finance huge spending hikes."

"Scott Walker raises nearly 70 percent of his money from out of state"

Gov. Scott Walker bought "80 new, brand-new vehicles" for the state that "we probably don’t need."

Says Gov. Scott Walker has dropped Wisconsin "to 45th in the nation in job growth prospects while campaigning for president out of state."

"Wisconsin ranks No. 2 in economic growth", according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

"Wisconsin is not as obese as the national average is. The national average, 35.7 percent of the population is obese. In Wisconsin, it's closer to 26 percent."

"We’ve used (generally accepted accounting principles) here in this building the last two years."

The Capitol Police force is "going so far as to use paramilitary equipment" in dealing with singing protesters in Madison

Says potential Democratic opponent Mary Burke "implemented the policies of Jim Doyle. Those are the policies that, in his last term, saw the state lose more than 133,000 jobs."

Wisconsin’s criminal threshold for drunken-driving is "way out of line" with "states surrounding us," which "have the second offense as a felony."

"Unemployment has been on the rise throughout Wisconsin" as Paul Ryan stepped up his advocacy of "immigration increases."

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. "cannot account for creating one single job."

Says the success of his economic agenda is supported by the fact "we went from unemployment at 9.2 percent when I decided to run for governor four years ago to two points lower."

Wisconsin is "not walking away from a dime" in federal funds by rejecting the Obamacare Medicaid expansion.

An 11-year-old girl was investigated by the FBI and had to pay a $500 federal criminal fine "because she found an injured woodpecker and put it in a cage to make sure that the bird was OK."

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