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stated on March 11, 2020 in a debate
“I’ve passed more bills than Sen. Larson has, because ... he hasn’t passed any.”
stated on February 19, 2020 in a State of the State Address
"Back in 2005, when we did that first point-in-time count, there were over 188,000 thousand people that were deemed homeless in the state of California. … That’s 35,000 more than we have today.”
stated on December 31, 2019 in social media posts
"California's Attorney General, Xavier Becerra is putting together plans to raise property tax revenue by eliminating the only thing keeping some people's property tax from sky rocketing, Prop 13."
stated on November 19, 2019 in a public forum
"The Department of Corrections budget in Wisconsin is more than the Department of Education budget."
stated on October 24, 2019 in an interview with Capital Public Radio
"90,000 Californians are unsheltered and homeless."
stated on September 24, 2019 in a Tweet
The Buffalo Billion is "still breaking every job promise"
stated on August 26, 2019 in an Instagram post
"Last year, South Carolina spent $21,756 per prison inmate and $11,552 per student."
stated on July 19, 2019 in a radio interview
Property taxes have "nothing to do with the state."
stated on June 6, 2019 in a tweet
"If out-of-state drivers paid gas tax, they would contribute $73 million to fix our roads"
stated on May 26, 2019 in a TV interview
"Most research shows that (UW salaries) are a little behind, and (in) some areas we're behind more than others."
stated on May 12, 2019 in a TV interview
The state contributed $80 million for the new Bucks arena, but new income tax revenue from basketball events alone "is estimated to be probably over $600 million over the life of the lease."
stated on April 12, 2019 in a radio interview
"Tony Evers is cutting child support."
stated on April 2, 2019 in a tweet
Says Gov. Tony Evers' budget includes tax and fee increases even while spending "more on his way to a nearly $2 billion deficit."
stated on April 12, 2019 in a tweet
"In New York State, Democrats blocked a Bill expanding College Tuition for Gold Star families after approving aid for illegal immigrants."
stated on January 24, 2019 in a speech.
During his governorship, Virginia made "the largest investment ever in K-12 education."
stated on January 27, 2019 in an interview
Among neighboring states, the condition of Wisconsin highways was rated "not only the worst, but it was worse by a gaping margin."
stated on January 15, 2019 in a floor speech.
"There is no tax increase in the governor’s budget plan."
stated on January 9, 2019 in a tweet
California’s deadly wildfires "would never happen" with "proper Forest Management."
stated on December 11, 2018 in an NPR interview
California’s budget surplus is about "$30 billion"
stated on November 30, 2018 in a public hearing
"Under any objective measure, our static compensation has failed to keep pace with economic realities."