Latest Mostly True Fact-checks on Scott Walker Scott Walker stated on January 1, 2023 in Twitter: “Every pro-life Governor up for election in November won – by a large margin.” Scott Walker stated on October 23, 2018 in a campaign ad: Says Tony Evers wants to give in-state tuition and drivers licenses to "illegal aliens." Scott Walker stated on September 17, 2018 in a poll: "Tony Evers says that tax dollars should pay for the abortions just like they pay for tonsillectomies." Scott Walker stated on April 17, 2018 in an online ad: "Property and income taxes will be lower in 2018 than they were in 2010." Scott Walker stated on May 18, 2017 in a radio interview: "Property taxes are lower right now than they were" in December 2010 on a median-valued home in Wisconsin. Scott Walker stated on June 3, 2016 in a tweet: "Despite the rhetoric from Democrat politicians, more people are employed this year than at any point in the history of Wisconsin." Scott Walker stated on May 16, 2016 in an interview: "The University of Wisconsin System budget is the biggest it has ever been." Scott Walker stated on January 19, 2016 in a speech: "According to the most recent report, Wisconsin’s high school graduation rates are also up again -- to third best in the country." Scott Walker stated on September 25, 2015 in comments to reporters: A state agency wanted to fire an employee who spent four hours per day watching pornography, but the state "employment commission reinstated the person." Scott Walker stated on August 18, 2015 in a speech: Says he "turned down a Medicaid expansion under Obamacare," but because of actions he took, for the first time in Wisconsin's history "everyone living in poverty is covered under Medicaid." Scott Walker stated on August 6, 2015 in a debate: "The rate in which people are working (in Wisconsin) is almost five points higher than it is nationally." Scott Walker stated on July 26, 2015 in a tweet: Wisconsin's pension system is the "only one fully funded in the country." Scott Walker stated on June 8, 2015 in an opinion piece: "Our last budget committed the highest level of need-based financial aid in state history." Scott Walker stated on July 13, 2015 in a speech: Says because of his actions, Wisconsin "property taxes today are lower than they were four years ago." Scott Walker stated on June 4, 2015 in a statement: Says "Hillary Clinton's rejection of efforts to make it easier to vote and harder to cheat not only defies logic, but the will of the majority of Americans." Scott Walker stated on May 9, 2015 in a speech: "For our next two years in my state, we will end with a structural surplus of $499 million." Scott Walker stated on February 26, 2015 in an interview: More than any Republican governor in the 2014 elections, "I took a higher percentage of the Republican vote"and "yet I also carried independents by 12 points." Scott Walker stated on February 3, 2015 in his budget speech: Borrowing in my 2015-’17 state budget is less than half that in my predecessor’s last budget and "the lowest it has been in a decade." Scott Walker stated on October 14, 2014 in an interview: The gender gap in his support is "not unique to me" and "there’s not a huge gap from where Republicans have been in presidential, gubernatorial and US Senate elections" in recent years. Scott Walker stated on October 22, 2014 in a campaign TV ad: Says his promise of 250,000 new private sector jobs was a "big goal." Scott Walker stated on October 17, 2014 in a speech: Figures for September 2014’s job growth in Wisconsin mark the "largest private-sector job creation we've had in the month of September in more than a decade" Scott Walker stated on September 20, 2014 in remarks during a campaign stop: "More than 70,000" job openings are listed on a state jobs website. Scott Walker stated on September 18, 2014 in a campaign TV ad: "Thanks to our reforms, the average family will have an extra $322 to spend." Scott Walker stated on September 3, 2014 in a press release: Says Mary Burke’s Madison school district "will be the only school district left in the state" to "ignore the (Act 10) law" in the 2015-16 school year. Scott Walker stated on August 25, 2014 in a campaign television ad: In the latest jobs numbers Wisconsin "ranked third in the Midwest." Scott Walker stated on August 13, 2014 in a TV ad: Says he "invested over $100 million in worker training." Scott Walker stated on July 21, 2014 in a news article: Says his "Act 10 reforms" have "saved the taxpayers some $3 billion." Scott Walker stated on July 22, 2014 in a campaign TV ad: "(Mary) Burke’s company," Trek Bicycles, "makes 99% of their bikes overseas." Scott Walker stated on July 8, 2014 in a campaign TV ad: "As Jim Doyle’s Commerce secretary, Mary Burke spent $12.5 million dollars to buy a vacant lot for a company that said it had no plans to create jobs in Wisconsin" and had laid off 800 workers. Scott Walker stated on June 19, 2014 in a news conference: "We in this state saw more job creation in the last three years since I've been governor than you saw in the whole eight years of Doyle’s time as governor."