Wisconsin employers reported another strong month of hiring in October, according to the latest monthly report released by the state Department of Workforce Development.
When it came to our most-clicked items in October, not surprisingly it was all about Scott Walker and Mary Burke. And those items were most often False.
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.
With Gov. Scott Walker and challenger Mary Burke locked in a close battle, statements related to the Nov. 4, 2014 election topped our most-clicked list for August.
Two sharply different statements regarding the now-stalled investigation into whether there was illegal coordination among conservative groups and Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign rose to the top of our most-clicked list for June. A statement by Rep. Paul Ryan on whether or not Medicare is growing broke also received lots of attention.
Our analysis of Gov. Scott Walker’s new way of talking about job creation topped PolitiFact Wisconsin’s High Five for May, our list of the most-clicked items for the month.
So did items about Benghazi (times 2), jobs and private-school choice.
Pivoting from his promise of 250,000 new jobs in one term, Gov. Scott Walker is talking up the idea that 17,000 new business entities in the state could get him to that mark in 2015 if he wins a second term. We examine the reality behind his rosy scenario.
Rush Limbaugh, the nation’s No. 1 talk radio host, topped PolitiFact Wisconsin’s High Five for April 2014, our list of the five most-clicked items from the previous month.
Limbaugh claimed that Wisconsin is "one of the bluest" states, but under Gov. Scott Walker its unemployment rate "is around 3.5%." We rated that False.
From Scott Walker to Mary Burke and Mike Tate, the rest of the list is a bipartisan one.