The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is a "proven job creator."
Says the success of his economic agenda is supported by the fact "we went from unemployment at 9.2 percent when I decided to run for governor four years ago to two points lower."
Wisconsin is "not walking away from a dime" in federal funds by rejecting the Obamacare Medicaid expansion.
Says Madison Mayor Paul Soglin's stated intent when proposing that city contractors disclose private political donations was to "discourage contributions to organizations with which he disagrees."
"Our ranking in terms of the best and worst states to do business in was 43 four years ago, and we just moved up to 17 two weeks ago."
The National Rifle Association was "founded by religious leaders who wanted to protect freed slaves from the Ku Klux Klan."
"A bag of Cheetos costs less to buy than an apple," and in some Milwaukee neighborhoods "good luck trying to find an apple or a banana or some sort of healthy option"
Wisconsin has "one of the most progressive tax codes in the country."
"Nothing in the Constitution explicitly guarantees our right to vote."
An 11-year-old girl was investigated by the FBI and had to pay a $500 federal criminal fine "because she found an injured woodpecker and put it in a cage to make sure that the bird was OK."
"18 percent of our land in our state right now is either federally, state or county owned for conservation purposes."
A referendum "gives the people the chance to decide" on cutting the Milwaukee County Board budget by two-thirds
A state report’s "projection is that approximately half of public employees" would live outside municipal boundaries in a decade if the state bans local residency requirements.
A 0.05 standard for drunken driving means having a glass of wine at dinner could make a person drunk.
"The State of Wisconsin thinks you should have to" wash your hands "at least 28 times to make one peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich."
A Wisconsin bill to limit use of food stamps for junk food would also "prevent -- or limit -- the extent to which" food stamps could be used for organic foods.
University of Wisconsin System's reserves are in the "mid- to low-range" of comparable university systems.
"Obama for President and Baldwin for Senate have kept their campaign offices up and running in Fox Valley, Eau Claire and La Crosse with their staffs preparing for the next battle."
Says a state bill checks the spending habits of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors by "bringing it in line with other county boards around the state."
The Milwaukee County Board approved a reform package by a 15-3 vote, "meaning Board Supervisors’ salaries will be cut by 20 percent" and "the Board’s budget will be cut by 50 percent."
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