Statements we say are False
Says Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is responsible for the roughly $7,800 "I pay in property taxes per year."
"Every year since Gov. Walker and the Republicans have been in control of the Legislature we’ve created fewer jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics."
"Jobs that involve the minimum wage are overwhelmingly jobs for young people starting out in the workforce."
Protesters in La Crosse blocked an exit and surrounded a State Patrol car carrying the governor and were "beating on the windows and rocking the vehicle." When the car was "extricated" from the crowd, a truck blocked a second exit.
Says Gov. Scott Walker dropped out or was kicked out of college short of a degree "not long after" he was "kicked out of student elections at Marquette University."
"We are experiencing the worst economic recovery America has ever had."
In Wisconsin, more than 300,000 people have "some kind of addictive gambling problem, whether it’s pathological or what we’d categorize as a problem gambler."
"We’re second only to Boston in college students per capita."
Milwaukee County has "a parks capital budget that’s bigger than it’s been in the last 10 years."
"The amount of interest" paid on the federal debt exceeds "total tax revenue."
Says that in his first two years, "Wisconsin has seen its best two-year job growth in a decade."
The Republican-authored state budget includes a provision "forcing people earning as little as $12,000 to buy private health insurance that could cost them as much as $4,000 per year."
"Upwards of 90 percent" of women seeking an abortion decide not to have an abortion after seeing an ultrasound.
"When I was growing up as a kid in the city of Milwaukee, if we averaged 4 homicides a year in the entire city that was a record number."
A study of private bail bond systems "showed that Wisconsin has a higher no-show rate than other states" of defendants skipping court appearances.
A monthly "police and fire protection fee" on all Wisconsin phone bills does nothing to support police and fire.
"There is no statistical evidence that bail bonds increase the likelihood of those awaiting trial returning to court for their scheduled hearings."
A referendum "gives the people the chance to decide" on cutting the Milwaukee County Board budget by two-thirds
"Obama for President and Baldwin for Senate have kept their campaign offices up and running in Fox Valley, Eau Claire and La Crosse with their staffs preparing for the next battle."
"Demand for public transportation is reaching record levels in Wisconsin."
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