Similar language, but different context and intent
Says Bill Clinton signed a law "very similar to," and Barack Obama voted for a law "something like," Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Available figures are for the county, not the city
Young, Gifted and Black Coalition
"Black people are eight times more likely to be arrested than white people" in Madison.
Numbers are right but don't tell the whole story
The infant mortality rate is 15 percent higher in states with right-to-work laws.
Spent down; more left
UW-Madison "spent down reserves" as it was told to do two years ago and, facing new state budget cuts, has "no more reserves to spend down."
A bit of grade inflation
The woman named Wisconsin’s 2010 "outstanding teacher of the year" was laid off by the Milwaukee Public Schools that year under "seniority and tenure rules" that were eliminated by his Act 10 changes.
Yes on university funding, but not so much toward arena
"Scott Walker to cut $300 million from universities, spend $500 million on a pro basketball stadium."
On the books, but held up in court
Wisconsin requires, "by law, a photo ID to vote."
Some do, some don't
Middle-class Americans "pay a higher tax rate than millionaires and billionaires."
More of a catalyst than a throwback
The streetcar project planned by Mayor Tom Barrett would be a "1900s style trolley."
An apples and oranges mix
Milwaukee "incarcerates 1.2% of white men" and has "incarcerated over 50% of black men in their 30s."
Risk less than suggested
Under the "cromnibus" law, taxpayers must guarantee "incredibly risky" derivatives deals made by the nation's largest banks.
Dealbreaker for some, way down the list for others
Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce
"Site selectors who decide where businesses expand or relocate shun closed shop states like Wisconsin in favor of Right to Work states like Iowa, Indiana and Michigan."
In 2013, yes
"We’re borrowing 20% of (the federal) budget."
Slower in Wisconsin, but not that slow
Scott Walker "couldn’t get his own party" to back more than a 500-student increase in Milwaukee’s school choice program, but in Indiana, "Mitch Daniels’ voucher program is approaching 30,000 students two years after opening."
Close to that
"The nation as a whole has created jobs at a rate that is two times the rate that we have created jobs here in Wisconsin under Gov. Walker."
More to it than that
Says Scott Walker "gave $6 million in tax breaks to a corporation and told them that they can keep that money even if they lay off half their workforce."
No specific mandate, but some would be affected based on way the law is constructed
Says Scott Walker is "forcing some women to undergo a transvaginal probe to get an abortion."
Correct figure from unrepresentative survey
Republican State Leadership Committee
"95 percent of job creators say Wisconsin is headed in the right direction."
Budget cuts only one factor, but ranking is correct
Says Scott Walker cut funding to local governments in Wisconsin, contributing to the "second-largest increase in violent crime" in the Midwest.
The numbers are a jumble
Under Scott Walker's "tax plan, the average Wisconsin taxpayer got just $11 a month. But corporations got $610 million in tax cuts. Millionaires got at least $1,400 per year."
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