"The federal government is spending 25 percent of our entire economy versus 100 years ago we spent only 2 percent."
Says state Senate recall challenger Sandy Pasch voted "to cut school aid by nearly $300 million."
Says Milwaukee County spent over $170,000 in salaries in 2010 for employees to "participate in union activities such as collective bargaining."
In 2011, "the average annual compensation for a teacher in the Milwaukee Public Schools system will exceed $100,000."
In 2009, Democratic Wisconsin state senators "rammed through a billion-dollar tax hike in 24 hours with no public input."
"In its current state, this bill is the most restrictive voter ID legislation in the nation."
"I’m the only candidate for Milwaukee County executive that has voted against increasing government pensions."
"I never proposed privatizing the (Milwaukee County) airport."
In Wisconsin, "deaths from domestic violence are at the highest in 10 years."
"Over the course of one four-year term, it costs taxpayers more than $1 million simply to operate" the governor’s mansion.
As mayor, Barrett led efforts to redevelop the Menomonee Valley, "which now supports nearly 4,000 jobs in Wisconsin."
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