Latest Fact-checksTony Evers Alberta Darling stated on September 4, 2019 in a Joint Finance Committee meeting: "Gov. Evers asked the director of WEDC to stay on" Jim Steineke stated on March 31, 2019 in an appearance on WISN-TV's UpFront: Says GOP leaders have "made overtures to meet on a regular basis," but Gov. Tony Evers has "refused to even meet with us." Scott Walker stated on October 9, 2018 in a video: Says Tony Evers will "raise the gas tax by as much as a dollar a gallon." Scott Walker stated on September 20, 2018 in a TV ad: Says Tony Evers will "raise property taxes, raise income taxes and raise gas taxes by as much as a dollar a gallon." 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 September 12, 2018 in a TV ad: Says Tony Evers "wants to cut Wisconsin's prison population in half, a dangerous plan that today would mean releasing thousands of violent criminals back into our communities." Scott Walker stated on September 5, 2018 in a TV ad: "A teacher watched hard-core pornography in his classroom," along with other inappropriate behavior, but Tony Evers didn't revoke the teacher's license and "the teacher is still in the classroom." Republican Party of Wisconsin stated on August 1, 2018 in a radio ad: Says Tony Evers "didn't revoke the license of a teacher caught spreading pornography and commenting on the bodies of middle-school girls." Scott Walker stated on May 13, 2018 in a TV interview: "By law, Democrats gave the superintendent of public instruction, back in 2009, the ability to take over failing schools … The current superintendent has failed to do that." Republican Party of Wisconsin stated on August 21, 2017 in a digital ad: Says Tony Evers "allowed a middle-school teacher found guilty of spreading pornographic material at school to keep teaching students." Lowell Holtz stated on March 26, 2017 in a post on a campaign web site: About a third of Wisconsin’s high schools "are missing the mark of graduating young adults who are college ready," a "pass rate of 66.6%." John Humphries stated on January 12, 2017 in a Facebook post: "We've dropped from a top 10 state in elementary reading to 30th in the nation" under State Schools Superintendent Tony Evers’ watch.