Latest Fact-checks on Rebecca Kleefisch Rebecca Kleefisch stated on July 6, 2022 in TV ad: “Tim Michels pushed for years to raise (Wisconsin’s) gas tax.” Rebecca Kleefisch stated on July 24, 2022 in Twitter: "There is absolutely no reason why Wisconsin should be facing a worker shortage to the level we are when there are 123,000 more able-bodied childless adults on BadgerCare since the pandemic." Rebecca Kleefisch stated on June 8, 2022 in Campaign email: “Joe Biden’s margin of the less than 21,000 votes in Wisconsin was the tightest of any state in 2020.” Rebecca Kleefisch stated on April 30, 2022 in Public statement: Says Gov. Tony Evers is “a big proponent of this defund the police movement.” Rebecca Kleefisch stated on March 28, 2022 in TV ad: “As your Lieutenant Governor…I cut your taxes.” Rebecca Kleefisch stated on March 9, 2022 in Campaign email: Says Gov. Tony Evers gave $2.4 million in COVID relief money to Planned Parenthood affiliates throughout Wisconsin “to bail them out and fund abortions." Rebecca Kleefisch stated on October 23, 2021 in Campaign email: The Biden Department of Justice “would use the FBI to target parents who speak out against critical race theory.” Rebecca Kleefisch stated on July 20, 2021 in Twitter: Says Gov. Tony Evers has declared Wisconsin “permanently closed” for business. Rebecca Kleefisch stated on January 14, 2021 in a tweet: “Wisconsin is second to last in the Midwest in our vaccination rate and the governor says he’s ‘satisfied.’” Rebecca Kleefisch stated on December 21, 2017 in radio interview: "We have roughly between 85,000 (and) 95,000 open jobs in Wisconsin." Rebecca Kleefisch stated on April 20, 2016 in a radio interview: "Right now, our corrections department charges taxpayers between $30,000 and $40,000 a year per person we lock up," she said. "That’s actually cheap when you compare us to the rest of the country." Rebecca Kleefisch stated on October 21, 2015 in a public forum: "Most Americans are now getting their news from Facebook." Rebecca Kleefisch stated on November 1, 2012 in a radio address: "Wisconsin still ranks first among the 50 states in manufacturing jobs per capita." Rebecca Kleefisch stated on May 13, 2012 in an interview: Says Democratic recall opponent Mahlon Mitchell sent a letter "encouraging folks to boycott more than 100 companies." Rebecca Kleefisch stated on March 28, 2012 in a radio interview: Says she made a "cold call" and persuaded an Illinois company to relocate to Wisconsin. Rebecca Kleefisch stated on February 3, 2012 in an op-ed piece: As Dane County executive, Kathleen Falk raised property taxes by "millions of dollars every year" and approved the second highest increase in the state in 2010. Rebecca Kleefisch stated on December 18, 2011 in an interview: Wisconsin’s monthly job reports have a "margin of error" of 75 percent and were "way off" in eight of first 10 months of 2011. Rebecca Kleefisch stated on November 15, 2011 in a video: A recall election for Wisconsin governor would cost "$7.7 million -- $7.7 million that may already be allocated to merit raises for teachers or health care for the poor or school books for your kids." Rebecca Kleefisch stated on January 26, 2011 in a news conference: "United States students are achieving at number 25 out of 29 developing countries when it comes to science and math." Rebecca Kleefisch stated on October 13, 2010 in a campaign TV ad: Says "Tom Barrett supports a government takeover of our health care" Rebecca Kleefisch stated on September 27, 2010 in a statement on campaign web site: "The Wisconsin Legislature raised taxes more than $5 billion in 2009."