It's actually worse
Only 50 percent of students from Milwaukee public high schools "go on to a two-or four-year college."
Raw dollars: Biggest; adjusted for inflation: Near the top
"The University of Wisconsin System budget is the biggest it has ever been."
Listing due to health considerations, not criminal penalties
"Under the federal Controlled Substance Act, marijuana is listed in the same Schedule I as heroin," even though "marijuana is not a killer drug like heroin."
Of the 30 states with set rates, yes
Wisconsin pays criminal defense lawyers who represent the indigent $40 per hour, "the lowest in the country."
Yes, though history favors him less than it might appear
Ten times, no Republican candidate for president had enough delegates to claim the nomination before the party’s convention, and seven of those times "somebody who was not the leader of delegates was selected as the nominee of the party."
Rules are made to be changed
"There are no rules governing" the 2016 Republican convention, "the rules have not been set."
'Skipped court' is exaggeration
Says the GOP is "helping pay for" Justice Rebecca Bradley's campaign and "she recently skipped court to attend an event paid for" by Scott Walker's "lobbyist friends."
Yes, but more to it than that
Says JoAnne Kloppenburg "has told us she thinks it's her job to promote a more equal society."
Almost right on the wrong track
"70 percent of Americans believe that we are on the wrong path."
Research ban effectively in effect
"Over 32,000 people die from #GunViolence every year. Yet, (The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) is banned from researching ways to prevent this."
Yes, but there are other options
In Sauk City, Wisconsin, "the ID office" that provides identification for voting "is only open on the fifth Wednesday of every month" -- a total of four days in 2016.
Unarmed when confronted; took officer's baton after being struck with it
Says Dontre Hamilton, who was killed during a confrontation with a Milwaukee police officer, was "unarmed."
Support was clear once, divided the second time
Says state Supreme Court candidate Joe Donald twice "supported" incumbent Justice Rebecca Bradley.
Yes, though bailout help was indirect
"We bailed out" Johnson Controls when "we saved the auto industry" and "now they want to avoid paying taxes."
A resume rematch
"I’ll be running against a career politician."
Rate rose; rank stayed same
"According to the most recent report, Wisconsin’s high school graduation rates are also up again -- to third best in the country."
U.S. top ranked, though figures for China not entirely clear
"We lock up close to 2.4 million people in this country. We're locking up more people than China and Russia."
Carpooling down, SUVs and crossovers popular
Despite attention on global warming, "fewer Americans carpool today to work than carpooled in 1980" and "SUVs have never been a larger proportion of the vehicles being sold in this country."
Needs OK of at least one other official
The Milwaukee County executive can sell the public "museum, the airport and the zoo" -- all on his own, without County Board approval
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."
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