The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Wisconsin
"Wisconsin wages are declining at double the rate of other states."
"Wisconsin now ranks among the top 10 states for out-migration."
"Our state economic development agency under Walker, WEDC, actually isn’t even using the funds that are appropriated to it."
The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Senate approved a bill "denying veterans the right to recover their medical costs for cancers they developed while serving their country."
Says Mary Burke's "2007-'09 state budget had a tax hike of $1.8 billion -- costing every man, woman and child in the state an extra $310."
Using a surcharge on the cigarette tax to help pay for a new downtown sports arena "is not feasible under state law."
"Once our Blueprint for Prosperity is signed into law, we will have delivered $2 billion" in tax relief.
With his proposal to cut income and property taxes, Scott Walker is "increasing the state deficit at a time when borrowing is already at record levels."
Under Scott Walker, Wisconsin "unemployment's up" from 4.8% to 6.2%
"(Mary) Burke was a senior member of the Doyle administration that left Wisconsin with 130,000 fewer jobs."
Even though Chicago has "the most stringent gun laws on the books," it still "has the highest murder rate" in the country.
"Federal government reneging" on Medicaid payments to Wisconsin caused about $240 million in extra costs in the 2013-’15 state budget.
"A majority of drunk driving deaths and injuries are caused by drunk driving offenders with no prior convictions."
"Most folks’ wages haven’t gone up in over a decade."
As state Commerce secretary, Mary Burke drafted, sponsored and promoted "budgets that raised taxes by billions, created high structural deficits and raided funds to finance huge spending hikes."
As a result of climate change, ice fishermen in Wisconsin "are already noticing fewer days they can be out on our ice covered lakes."
"The only time over the last 25 years when the state’s unemployment rate exceeded the U.S. average was when (Mary) Burke was commerce secretary."
"Over 3 million Americans are employed in the growing green-collar workforce," which is more than the number "of people working in the fossil fuel industry."
A bill backed by Sean Duffy and other House Republicans "could actually require the Internal Revenue Service to conduct audits of rape victims" who get an abortion.
Says Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is responsible for the roughly $7,800 "I pay in property taxes per year."
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