The Spivak file:
Cary Spivak

Watchdog reporter

Cary Spivak  is a member of the Journal Sentinel’s Watchdog Team specializing in business and political issues. He has been a reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and the Milwaukee Sentinel since 1987. A Chicago native, he attended Northern Illinois University where he majored in journalism.


The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Cary Spivak

"The Kenosha casino would be one of the state’s largest employers and pay more to the state than any other company or Tribe – essentially, it would be Wisconsin’s biggest taxpayer."

"We've seen local union after local union rush to their school boards, their city councils, their technical school boards and rush through contracts in the past two weeks that had no contributions to the pension and no contribution to health care."

Says Republican Reid Ribble says stimulus bill failed to jumpstart the economy, but his "roofing company made almost $300,000 off stimulus funded projects."

Washington politicians "run Social Security like a Ponzi scheme."

"Close to 30% of our federal prison population consists of  illegal immigrants."

Ron Johnson is "willing to hand over the Great Lakes to the oil companies."

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