Statements we say are Mostly False
"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."
A state report’s "projection is that approximately half of public employees" would live outside municipal boundaries in a decade if the state bans local residency requirements.
A recent study of a proposed cap-and-trade policy’s effect on Wisconsin consumers showed it could "raise gasoline prices by 141 percent and electricity rates by 171 percent" by 2030.
"Not one dime gets added to the deficit because of Social Security."
Wisconsin education agency "urged white students to wear white wristbands ‘as a reminder about your (white) privilege.’ "
Wisconsin’s laws "ranked the worst in the world for mining investment."
"We’re taxing our small businesses now at rates higher than corporations."
"I had to lay off 48 people last year," which has exacerbated the lack of law enforcement officers in the county that respond quickly to crime calls.
A Republican-sponsored Wisconsin mining bill "will take at least seven years to create jobs."
Thanks to actions by the Milwaukee County Board on the 2013 budget, the amount of county taxes on the average home in the city of Milwaukee "would be a $19 decrease."
Says he first unveiled his new legislative agenda in Wisconsin, not in California as critics complain
Says Gov. Scott Walker has "led people to believe that if Wisconsin doesn’t implement a (health-care) exchange, Obamacare doesn’t happen here."
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