New routes came in lawsuit settlement
Since he took office as Milwaukee County executive, "we have never raised" bus fares and "this year there’ll be a million route-miles more than there were five years ago."
You've felt the potholes
"71% of WI’s roads are in poor or mediocre condition and 14% of WI’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete."
Trillions, yes -- over 10 years; welfare, no
Says Marco Rubio is proposing a new $1 trillion "welfare program" in tax credits and "$1 trillion in new military spending."
8 million in the labor force, but not all employed
Some 8.1 million of the estimated 11 million to 12 million people "in this country illegally are working."
John Doe tool could no longer investigate political misconduct
A Republican bill that would change John Doe criminal investigations is "creating exceptions in the law for politicians."
Recycled claim, with an overheated twist
League of Conservation Voters
Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson "led the fight to let polluters release unlimited amounts of carbon pollution and took nearly $225,000 from polluters."
Planned Parenthood affiliates, not the organization itself
"Millions of dollars are spent by Planned Parenthood to elect Democrats to the House of Representatives and the Senate."
Private arbitrator, not state commission, made decision
A state agency wanted to fire an employee who spent four hours per day watching pornography, but the state "employment commission reinstated the person."
Not directly, but pay concessions were made
Every general City of Milwaukee employee "pays toward his or her pension, but approximately 88 percent of our police officers and firefighters do not."
Not quite an open and shut claim
A "voucher school that closed after 9 days this year collected $5.4 million in taxpayer subsidies since first opening."
Depends on if you're counting noses or dollars
The University of Wisconsin System "is larger than any business in the state of Wisconsin."
Yes, but he also took advantage of Obamacare to do it
Says he "turned down a Medicaid expansion under Obamacare," but because of actions he took, for the first time in Wisconsin's history "everyone living in poverty is covered under Medicaid."
Yes, though it's long been that way
"The rate in which people are working (in Wisconsin) is almost five points higher than it is nationally."
Poll cited is extensive, but more to the story
Democratic Party of Wisconsin
A "majority in every state favors path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants."
South Dakota has joined Wisconsin
Wisconsin's pension system is the "only one fully funded in the country."
Yes, thanks in part to a predecessor’s program he discontinued
"Our last budget committed the highest level of need-based financial aid in state history."
Accurately quotes study, but part of methodology questioned
"The top one-tenth of 1 percent" of Americans "own almost as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent."
Yes, though slumping housing market played a role
Says because of his actions, Wisconsin "property taxes today are lower than they were four years ago."
The asterisk: Federal agency interprets law to already provide protection
"In a majority of states, you can now marry freely, but can still be fired for who you love."
Math wise, yes, but a few caveats
"We've cut the deficit by two-thirds."
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