Statements about State Finances
On using Gov. Scott Walker’s collective-bargaining limits to help balance the city of Milwaukee budget
"During my tenure as governor, Wisconsin’s overall tax burden went DOWN."
"I asked the unions to pay into their own health care insurance ... and they said I was being unreasonable. I requested that they contribute toward their own pensions ... and they screamed it was unfair."
Says Sen. Robert Cowles, her recall opponent, supported the sale of state-owned power plants "not to the highest bidder, but to the biggest donors" with no oversight.
Says state Senate recall challenger Sandy Pasch voted "to cut school aid by nearly $300 million."
"Under our (2011-’13) budget, the average (Wisconsin) property taxpayer will save $700."
Says Wisconsin’s 2011-13 state budget contains "no fee increases"
Says critics who say he cut Medicaid are wrong; his budget added $1.2 billion to the program
Says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker "literally invented a $3.6 billion deficit."
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