The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Wisconsin
"I’ve got the spending down, I’ve got the debt down a little bit, I’ve got the reserves up."
Wisconsin’s criminal threshold for drunken-driving is "way out of line" with "states surrounding us," which "have the second offense as a felony."
Under a new law regulating abortions, "Even if you're raped, if you don't report it in the first 30 days, the Republicans will force you to have an ultrasound."
Says that in his first two years, "Wisconsin has seen its best two-year job growth in a decade."
"Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, U.S. health care spending grew at 3.9 percent for the last three years, the lowest growth rate in over 50 years."
Says President Franklin Delano Roosevelt "felt there wasn’t a need in the public sector to have collective bargaining because the government is the people."
On average, college students "are taking six years to get a four-year degree."
"Unemployment has been on the rise throughout Wisconsin" as Paul Ryan stepped up his advocacy of "immigration increases."
A Republican housing finance reform bill "would eliminate a person’s ability to obtain 15- and 30-year mortgages."
The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is "collecting financial information, monitoring financial information of millions of Americans" without their knowledge and "storing it for up to 10 years."
The Republican-authored state budget includes a provision "forcing people earning as little as $12,000 to buy private health insurance that could cost them as much as $4,000 per year."
"We’re importing about 10 percent of our milk supply. We’re America’s Dairyland, but yet we don’t have enough milk in this state to meet the demand for our cheesemakers."
On residency requirements for public workers
"Upwards of 90 percent" of women seeking an abortion decide not to have an abortion after seeing an ultrasound.
"Currently, it takes up to 25 years to obtain U.S. citizenship legally" but the Senate bill "would allow immigrants who came to the United States illegally to obtain citizenship in just 13 years."
"When I was growing up as a kid in the city of Milwaukee, if we averaged 4 homicides a year in the entire city that was a record number."
A private school tax break in the Wisconsin state budget is "the most generous in the nation."
Under Republican-backed state budget, the state education agency estimates expansion of Wisconsin’s school voucher program "could cost nearly $2 billion annually"
A study of private bail bond systems "showed that Wisconsin has a higher no-show rate than other states" of defendants skipping court appearances.
A monthly "police and fire protection fee" on all Wisconsin phone bills does nothing to support police and fire.
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