Statements we say are Mostly False
The Obama Administration is suing a Wisconsin company for forcing employees to speak English.
"He’s been in office nearly four years now, but 40% of Wisconsinites don't know who (U.S. Sen.) Ron Johnson is."
Under Gov. Scott Walker, "employer confidence now stands at 95 percent," compared to "only 10 percent" at the end of the "Gov. Jim Doyle-Mary Burke administration."
"Already in Wisconsin we have seen fewer people pursuing education as a career" due to the Act 10 collective bargaining law.
Medicare is "going broke. The trust fund goes bankrupt in 2026."
Says opponent Mary Burke told reporters she would have "required workers to give up bargained-for healthcare and retirement benefits like Gov. Walker."
"The average person who gets the minimum wage in America is 35 years old."
"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
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