Despite his freeze efforts, levies increased 8 of 9 years
When he was Milwaukee County executive, "eight years in a row we pushed through budgets that did not increase the tax levy from the previous year."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, June 30th, 2017
Says Travis County Commissioner Gerald Daugherty "claims to have taken a pay cut, but for 2016, he voted to raise his salary by 19.6 percent."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, February 26th, 2016
Data incomplete; many factors involved
Data on violent crime shows Wisconsin "has become less safe than it was when Scott Walker took office."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
Sheriff’s Office responds to few crime calls
"I had to lay off 48 people last year," which has exacerbated the lack of law enforcement officers in the county that respond quickly to crime calls.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, January 31st, 2013
Actually, falling home values brought it down
Thanks to actions by the Milwaukee County Board on the 2013 budget, the amount of county taxes on the average home in the city of Milwaukee "would be a $19 decrease."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
Only a handful of officials have access to (non-luxury) vehicles
Says Milwaukee County elected officials drive around in luxury cars "on your dime."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, February 14th, 2011