The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Wisconsin

Under Wisconsin law, "anyone who knows anything about a John Doe" secret criminal investigation "can't talk about it."

"In the city of Milwaukee, we’ve still got a mayor and a police chief who are furloughing police officers at a time when we have violence all across the city."

"Graduation and third-grade reading scores are up in the state since I took office."

Medicare is "going broke. The trust fund goes bankrupt in 2026."

"This generation, on average, is starting their careers, if they’ve been to a four-year college, with just under $30,000 in debt."

Says Gov. Scott Walker "has made Wisconsin 2nd in the nation in losing jobs."

"Milwaukee has the second-highest" number of children recovered from sex trafficking.  

Says opponent Mary Burke told reporters she would have "required workers to give up bargained-for healthcare and retirement benefits like Gov. Walker."

The Wisconsin school voucher program "has no research that shows that it’s going to improve student learning."

Milwaukee has seen "an uptick in violence" since 2010, and "the only period of calm we get is when winter sets in."

"The average person who gets the minimum wage in America is 35 years old."

Before the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, "the State Department not only failed to honor repeated requests for additional security, but instead actually reduced security in Libya."  

A majority of Americans "since Harry Truman days" support single-payer health insurance, or "full Medicare for all."  

"Explosive growth in Medicare" is the reason federal deficit spending is predicted to top $1 trillion again after falling to $600 billion annually.

The proposed Gogebic mine in northern Wisconsin "could be extended as long as 21 miles."  

A 2013 state law would allow the operator of an iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin to "fill in pristine streams and ponds with mine waste."  

Under his leadership, more people in Wisconsin "have access to health care."

President Barack Obama’s budget threatens national security by proposing "an Army of fewer personnel than we had before Pearl Harbor."

Welcome to Wisconsin road signs have "always been made in Wisconsin," but Scott Walker "is outsourcing them" to an out-of-state company and "paying more money for them."

40 percent of illegal immigrants "had a visa and then became illegal," mostly because "they changed jobs."

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