Alongside jobs, Gov. Scott Walker and his challenger, Mary Burke, have sparred over how Wisconsinites have fared in terms of wages and income.
Scott Walker’s promise to create 250,000 private-sector jobs -- made when he was a candidate in 2010 and rated by us as a Promise Broken -- has reverberated throughout the 2014 campaign for governor. Both he, challenger Mary Burke and others have made a number of jobs-related claims. Here’s how we’ve rated some key ones.
How much Wisconsinites have, and will, pay in taxes has been fertile ground for statements made by Mary Burke and Gov. Scott Walker during the 2014 gubernatorial campaign.
Today's topic: Wages and income
Previously published: Taxes, education and jobs.
When it comes to education issues, Act 10, private school vouchers and public school funding have been key topics in statements we've rated on the Truth-O-Meter.
Their first meeting featured a lot of tried and True, but Friday’s second debate between Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke bent more towards tried and False.
They can duck, bob, weave, embellish and distort, but Scott Walker and Mary Burke will have plenty of facts at their command for their second debate Friday. If they read our debate preview, that is.
Related: Latest jobs tally shows uptick
State employers added a total of 8,400 jobs in September, according to a report issued Oct. 16, 2014 by the state Department of Workforce Development. The same report also revised upward by 700 the jobs count for August 2014.
U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore took a different tack on calls for a travel ban in the wake of the Ebola outbreak.
In their first debate, Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke trotted out dueling visions of the state's economy and the impact of Walker's tax and spending cuts. We take a look at key claims from the debate.