The law involved more than more for pensions, health care
In labor negotiations with city employees, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett "demanded concessions that went beyond those mandated" by Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining law
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, April 18th, 2012
History shows otherwise
"In his very first budget, (Milwaukee) Mayor Tom Barrett broke his pledge to keep a lid on property taxes and has continued increasing taxes and fees ever since."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, April 5th, 2012
Says one of Austin City Council Member Randi Shade’s biggest contributors is the lobbyist for the Formula 1 racetrack planned outside Austin.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, May 6th, 2011
The proposals would save money, but assumptions behind the math show the bottom line is off
Says it has offered $12 million in savings through 2011 and $184 million in savings over the next 25 years in contract negotiations with the City of Milwaukee.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, March 18th, 2011
Tampa's general fund is still bailing out parking garages
"Financed the largest parking expansion program without a rate increase."
— Politifact Florida on Saturday, February 12th, 2011