"I have always been focused on reining in the deficit."
Says he got twice as much money from the sale of County Grounds land than Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker was willing to accept.
"The Madison-Milwaukee (high-speed) train line is dead."
"Because of (U.S. Sen.-elect Ron) Johnson’s leadership, Senate Republicans adopted a caucus ban on earmarks."
On his "half pay" pledge.
Says Governor-elect Scott Walker’s choice as transition team leader "killed the release of a damaging report on Walker’s record in the days leading up to the election."
As mayor, Barrett led efforts to redevelop the Menomonee Valley, "which now supports nearly 4,000 jobs in Wisconsin."
Says Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker "increased his own pay by $50,000."
Says "Sean Duffy was a no-show" as Ashland County District Attorney while he was on the campaign trail
Since being elected in 2002, Scott Walker has "given back over $370,000 of his salary to the county."
Says "the headlines … tell the story" of how Walker has "mismanaged" Milwaukee County
As Milwaukee County executive, Scott Walker "eliminated the waiting list for long-term care for older adults through the Family Care program."
When each faced a pension funding crisis, Tom Barrett made tough choices and smart cuts while Scott Walker passed $400 million in pension debt to the next generation.
"Our county now has the fastest growing airport in America, attracting nearly 1,000 new private sector jobs."
"Under Tom Barrett’s leadership, violent crime in Milwaukee has decreased by over 20% -- to its lowest levels in more than 20 years."
"She created the Waste, Fraud and Mismanagement Hotline.... (that) has saved Wisconsin taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars."
"Over 22,000 unique Internet Protocol addresses -- in Wisconsin alone -- have downloaded child pornography."
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