Fundamental changes made to the language describing the Wisconsin Idea in the University of Wisconsin System's mission statement were the result of a "drafting error."
Must be that new new math
Mary Burke "wasted 12.5 million dollars on a vacant lot" in a move that "could cost taxpayers nearly $25 million."
Some additional prosecutors and other staff
"I’m running the second-largest county district attorney’s office … at 1985 staffing levels."
No evidence it's anywhere near that high
"The average rate of fraud" in the Earned Income Tax Credit, Medicare, Medicaid and food stamps programs "is 20 to 25 percent."
Aim is to save money
Gov. Scott Walker bought "80 new, brand-new vehicles" for the state that "we probably don’t need."
All, or nearly all, presumed dead
"There are still tens of thousands of missing service members from previous and current conflicts that our nation is working to find and repatriate."
Mighty narrow definition of worked
Wisconsin state lawmakers worked seven days in 2012 but got "paid for a whole year."
It’s a “mobile office” bus
Says U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy is among seven "Tea Party freshmen" who "spent an average of $15,000 on cars for themselves."
The plan was already floated, but not by Walker
Says he has exposed plans by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to push legislation that would allow the state to declare financial martial law and take over municipal governments.
Hotline may be ringing up some savings, but even state auditor can't say how much
"She created the Waste, Fraud and Mismanagement Hotline.... (that) has saved Wisconsin taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars."
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