The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Wisconsin
"If lawmakers fail to avert the fiscal cliff, 18 percent of the federal money that is sent to the states will be eliminated."
Thanks to actions by the Milwaukee County Board on the 2013 budget, the amount of county taxes on the average home in the city of Milwaukee "would be a $19 decrease."
"Scott Walker has even removed the 250,000 jobs promise from his website."
Wisconsin has created "just under 100,000" jobs since he took office.
Says state schools superintendent candidate Don Pridemore "voted for the largest cuts to public education in our state history" and for "$2.3 billion in tax breaks for corporations and the wealthy."
Milwaukee County government employees pay "much more" for their health care than City of Milwaukee or State of Wisconsin employees.
Democratic Party candidates for the state Assembly "actually received 200,000 more votes statewide" than their Republican counterparts in the 2012 election
Says he first unveiled his new legislative agenda in Wisconsin, not in California as critics complain
Says President Barack Obama "did not come into office with the economy in a free fall."
Says Gov. Scott Walker has "led people to believe that if Wisconsin doesn’t implement a (health-care) exchange, Obamacare doesn’t happen here."
"Wisconsin is the only state that allows parents or guardians to purchase alcohol for their children – regardless of whether that child is seven or 20 years old – at bars and restaurants."
"Secular Americans are the fastest-growing religious identification demographic in this country."
Says that with President Obama's re-election, state and federal income tax rates for some taxpayers will rise "to roughly 65 percent."
When it comes to income taxes, Wisconsin is "one of the best places in the country to be poor" but "top 4 or 5 worst" for middle-income earners.
"Wisconsin still ranks first among the 50 states in manufacturing jobs per capita."
Says U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "says he’ll do away with Medicare."
Says U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin "proposed a $3.9 trillion tax increase -- a tax increase so extreme" that "even Nancy Pelosi voted against it."
"Tommy Thompson made millions from corporations who outsource American jobs and now he's trying to lavish huge tax breaks on them."
On support for U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s Medicare reform plan
On a single-payer healthcare system
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