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stated on December 12, 2019 in a campaign ad
California firefighters decided "to speak out" against President Trump because his tweet about the state’s wildfires "contained so much misinformation."
stated on July 26, 2018 in a public forum
Says "I have been through the gauntlet, when we had riots in that Capitol."
Republican Party of Wisconsin
stated on August 1, 2018 in a news release
Says Mahlon Mitchell "received a massive raise on the backs of hard-working firefighters and turned the union into his own personal political slush fund."
stated on March 14, 2018 in an interview
"Our campaign staff was the first to unionize in the history of politics."
stated on January 17, 2018 in a tweet
"When @ScottWalker told firefighters we didn’t need to worry about Act 10, we said hell no, we stand with working Wisconsinites everywhere."
stated on January 3, 2018 in his State of the State address
"A case before Washington’s Supreme Court seeks to effectively end public labor unions."
stated on October 24, 2017 in a campaign ad
"We’re growing union jobs faster than Illinois."
stated on September 4, 2017 in a blog post
The new Illinois school funding formula "created a tax shelter for the wealthy and a voucher program…"
stated on September 6, 2016 in a rally in Tampa
"That's legal: If you find out about somebody else's salary even if you're doing exactly the same job, you can be retaliated against, including being fired, in most places."
stated on June 18, 2016 in an interview.
"If you are a member of union, your median weekly income is roughly $200 more than if you are a nonunion member, and that doesn’t include benefits."
stated on May 10, 2016 in a news release
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has "2.8 students per faculty" member, "tied for second-lowest in its history since 1994."
stated on November 10, 2015 in a tweet
"@Jorge_Elorza still think your plan is safe? Rescue Captain Kenyon just worked 96 hours straight. 96 hours."
stated on September 25, 2015 in comments to reporters
A state agency wanted to fire an employee who spent four hours per day watching pornography, but the state "employment commission reinstated the person."
stated on September 20, 2015 in blog
"Remember that developers are forced to use the ‘195 land union’ contractors, so tap an extra $10 million into any construction project."
stated on September 25, 2015 in an interview
Says Scott Walker "said he wouldn't touch" the state civil service system but now supports overhauling it.
stated on September 22, 2015 in a speech
Every general City of Milwaukee employee "pays toward his or her pension, but approximately 88 percent of our police officers and firefighters do not."
stated on September 14, 2015 in a campaign proposal
Says he will pursue change in federal law to protect employees from "extortion from a union" because "the Supreme Court has ruled that federal prohibitions outlawing extortion usually do not apply to unions."
stated on August 18, 2015 in a speech
Says Ron Johnson "opposes entirely a federal minimum wage," except perhaps for "guest workers."
stated on July 27, 2015 in an interview
Says his political opponents "brought 100,000 protesters into our state."
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO
stated on July 8, 2015 in a Facebook post
Says "Scott Walker’s bad budget includes: No weekend for workers."