Last year's alone was billions out of balance
"I have introduced balanced budgets every year that I’ve been governor."
— Politifact Illinois on Friday, February 2nd, 2018
Billions short of balanced
Says he presented "a balanced budget."
— Politifact Illinois on Thursday, March 9th, 2017
Limited cuts, no election connection
"Emboldened by election, Texas Republicans kill Medicaid funding for kids with disabilities."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
Wrong stat cited; ratio actually 29:1
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has "2.8 students per faculty" member, "tied for second-lowest in its history since 1994."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, May 13th, 2016
A botched comparison
Wisconsin dropped "from second in the country to 41st" among states where more than half the students took the ACT exam.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, January 15th, 2016
Various health services
Planned Parenthood is "nothing more than a referral service. … They don’t do anything except profit from killing babies and then selling body parts of those aborted babies."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
Wrong from either side of the aisle
After actions by Gov. Scott Walker and Republicans, Wisconsin "is dead broke."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, July 6th, 2015
Aide: He meant to talk jobs
Texas this fiscal year will "have more money in reserve than the other 49 states combined."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
Fundamental changes made to the language describing the Wisconsin Idea in the University of Wisconsin System's mission statement were the result of a "drafting error."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, February 6th, 2015
Centers are open
Recently Rick Scott "closed 30 women’s health care centers across the state."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, September 18th, 2014
Late retreat, actually
"As chair of the Senate Education Committee, I led the charge to restore most of the education cuts from last session."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, September 15th, 2014
Scorcher of a claim
"Although the governor doubled the beach fees . . . all the money, as we found out, is all going to an out-of-state company. The state isn't even getting the money for that."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Monday, July 14th, 2014
Turns a hypothetical into a reality
Scott Walker's income "tax plan is a tax hike. It increases taxes for nearly 80% of the people in the state."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, January 16th, 2014
No mention that it's a hypothetical scenario
With a bill bringing $100 million in property tax relief, "the typical Wisconsin homeowner will save approximately $680 over four years."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, November 7th, 2013
Ken Cuccinelli "tried to shut down" state government.
— Politifact Virginia on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
Except for all those times he did public events
Says Gov. Scott Walker "hasn't done a public event this entire year."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, September 8th, 2013
Not anytime soon
Under Republican-backed state budget, the state education agency estimates expansion of Wisconsin’s school voucher program "could cost nearly $2 billion annually"
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
"In 2012, 1 in 4 Wisconsin schools had a subpar score on the Department of Public Instruction’s recent report cards" and are "failing" the children they serve.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, April 14th, 2013
Mighty narrow definition of worked
Wisconsin state lawmakers worked seven days in 2012 but got "paid for a whole year."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
Tax breaks a fraction of the size of the budget cuts
Says "millions of dollars in tax breaks" were paid for "by busting unions, cutting BadgerCare, and raising taxes on the poor and the middle class, thanks to Elizabeth Coggs' help."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012