Friday, October 31st, 2014

Statements about Jobs

Mostly True

A look at statistics shows it was far from a lock

Half-True

Correct figure from unrepresentative survey

 Republican State Leadership Committee

Republican State Leadership Committee

"95 percent of job creators say Wisconsin is headed in the right direction."

— Wisconsin

Mostly True

Yes, though not all in Wisconsin

False

Numbers show an up and down trend

False

Actually a net gain of jobs on her watch

 Republican Governors Association

Republican Governors Association

Mary "Burke’s record: 130,000 fewer jobs."

— Wisconsin

Mostly True

In raw numbers, for last 12 months, yes.

True

Slower to recover from recession than neighbors

Mostly True

Yes, but first budget cut tech school funding

True

Wages, property income, government assistance all up