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
"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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