Fake story contained a bogus claim
The Wisconsin Department of Corrections is considering implementing mandatory physical fitness testing for security staff.
Many ways to see them: County fairs, coffees, Rotary meetings, and ... town hall meetings
Democratic Party of Wisconsin
"(U.S. Reps.) Paul Ryan, Sean Duffy and Reid Ribble are … shutting down town hall meetings, or making their constituents pay to attend them."
Not when they’re paying more
A new college tuition reciprocity agreement with Minnesota "makes college education more affordable for Wisconsin residents."
Help cited came after the move
Says he "helped bring" Uline company to Kenosha area, "creating 800 local jobs."
Wrong and wrong
"Two elections in a row (Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus) has screwed up counting the vote"
There was no vote and the issue predates Pasch’s arrival in office by years
Says state Rep. Sandy Pasch, her recall opponent, "voted to allow public school employees to use taxpayer dollars to pick up the tab for…Viagra."
Didn’t like it, didn’t vote for it
Says Sen. Robert Cowles, her recall opponent, supported the sale of state-owned power plants "not to the highest bidder, but to the biggest donors" with no oversight.
No and no
Says Wisconsin Senate recall candidate Jessica King "voted to increase her pay with taxpayer dollars by 63 percent."
Evidence is lacking
Says state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf wants to "eliminate Medicare" as we know it.
No fee increases – unless you count new fees and the fees that go up
Says Wisconsin’s 2011-13 state budget contains "no fee increases"
The claim was just as wrong the first time we heard it
"Protesters caused $7.5 million in damage to the Wisconsin State House"
Ryan would change Medicare, not end health care
Says U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan promised to "end health care for our seniors."
Police told him, at the time, it was from a pebble while driving
Says protesters at the Wisconsin state Capitol on the night the state Senate passed collective bargaining changes damaged the windshield of his car.
Actually, the Prosser side spent more
Says JoAnne Kloppenburg’s side had a "3-to-1 money advantage" in the Wisconsin Supreme Court campaign.
Judge says Kloppenburg didn’t ask for jail time. He ordered it — eventually — for contempt of court
Citizens for a Strong America
Says Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg "put an 80-year-old farmer in jail for refusing to plant native vegetation on his farm."
Umm. We remember the original ruling as Barely True
PolitiFact Wisconsin "concluded that the charge that Justice Prosser prejudges matters that come before the court is True."
Some of the many other types of cases were argued at the high court in front of Prosser himself
Says Supreme Court candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg’s record as a state Justice Department lawyer consists only of the prosecution of cases regarding regulation of docks.
Even the officials who used the number didn't believe it for long
Damage by protesters to the Wisconsin state Capitol will cost $7.5 million to repair.
Um, they’re actually re-securing the building after damage was done
As part of efforts to rein in protesters, Republicans in Wisconsin have "bolted windows inside the Capitol shut."
Extreme comparison, extreme rating
Hitler "abolished unions and that’s what" Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is "doing today."
© 2015 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise