The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Wisconsin
"Wisconsin ranks No. 2 in economic growth", according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
Wisconsin sold fresh water to California, helping that state's dairy industry, and "lost a bunch of jobs (and) a bunch of farmland."
"We’re second only to Boston in college students per capita."
"Wisconsin is not as obese as the national average is. The national average, 35.7 percent of the population is obese. In Wisconsin, it's closer to 26 percent."
Common Core "is not from the federal government," they "do not have their fingerprints on this thing at all."
Milwaukee County has "a parks capital budget that’s bigger than it’s been in the last 10 years."
All members of Congress are required to be in Obamacare, but Obama and members of his administration "have their own gold-plated health care plans that they're in."
"We’re 49th in the United States in new businesses created."
"Live cats have holes drilled into their skulls," posts put into their heads and coils put into their eyes, and some have had their ears cut off or are intentionally deafened or starved at UW-Madison labs that do research to improve hearing in humans.
On responding to chemical weapon use in Syria
Says Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke "has proven on the Madison Board of Education" that she supports raising taxes and spending.
Says her actions as Wisconsin commerce secretary brought the state "84,000 more Wisconsin jobs than we have today."
Domestic violence "is seen as a pre-existing" health condition and "women had to pay 50 percent more for health care because of gender ratings," but under Obamacare, "all of that is over."
Among the nation’s 51 largest metropolitan areas, Milwaukee is the "only one" where the poverty rate is more than "four times greater in the city than it is in the suburbs."
"There are still tens of thousands of missing service members from previous and current conflicts that our nation is working to find and repatriate."
The 2013-’15 state budget backed by Gov. Scott Walker and Republican lawmakers "left our technical colleges funded at 1989 levels."
"We’ve used (generally accepted accounting principles) here in this building the last two years."
The Capitol Police force is "going so far as to use paramilitary equipment" in dealing with singing protesters in Madison
Says potential Democratic opponent Mary Burke "implemented the policies of Jim Doyle. Those are the policies that, in his last term, saw the state lose more than 133,000 jobs."
"Minnesota is kicking butt relative to Wisconsin on everything from employment and job creation to school test scores, educated work force and a host of other factors and rankings"
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