Better to stick to the script
"For the first time since 1990, American manufacturers are creating new jobs."
A split decision
Says Milwaukee blacks have 55 percent male unemployment, 60 percent truancy, a 50 percent graduation rate, the "worst" reading scores and "lead" in infant mortality.
They cherry-picked one vote and ignored several others
Says state Rep. Sandy Pasch "did nothing to stop" people from scamming the Wisconsin Shares child-care subsidy program and voted against funding for fraud investigators.
There was no vote and the issue predates Pasch’s arrival in office by years
Says state Rep. Sandy Pasch, her recall opponent, "voted to allow public school employees to use taxpayer dollars to pick up the tab for…Viagra."
Pushed a budget amendment, then asked the governor to veto it
On pay for fired Milwaukee police officers
Yep. Under contracts, some government workers are paid by taxpayers to work for their unions
Says Milwaukee County spent over $170,000 in salaries in 2010 for employees to "participate in union activities such as collective bargaining."
The accepted measure puts Milwaukee — the metro area — at No. 1
Milwaukee is "the most segregated city in America."
The company said from the start it was looking for a neutral city
Milwaukee lost the headquarters for MillerCoors because the area lacks good transit.
Some details lacking on one — but lack of clarity is due to Abele as well
Says Chris Abele, opponent in Milwaukee County executive race, "failed to finish 3 separate colleges, dropping out all 3 times."
Even Stone has made the comparison ... but he does it in a positive way
Says Jeff Stone = Scott Walker.
True for much of the campaign, but she got one recently.
Says Milwaukee County Parks director Sue Black has not received a pay raise in five years.
Voted consistently, but veered on explanations
On his support for sharply limiting collective bargaining by public employees.
Number’s on target, but other factors are also involved in declining tax base
"Eleven years ago, the city of Detroit lifted the residency requirement for police officers and today, 53 percent of officers live outside of the city. If we want the tax base of Milwaukee to resemble the tax base of Detroit, this is the way to go."
Only a handful of officials have access to (non-luxury) vehicles
Says Milwaukee County elected officials drive around in luxury cars "on your dime."
Some didn’t have the chance, but the state lawmaker is on point
"I’m the only candidate for Milwaukee County executive that has voted against increasing government pensions."
Once true, but no longer
When the Milwaukee County mental health facility is full, "cops sit out there in their squad cars with a mentally ill patient" and sometimes "spend an entire shift out there doing that."
State constitution, court rulings and experts say otherwise
Property tax exemptions can be granted to small businesses that move into Milwaukee County.
The list – including roaches, ceiling plaster and exit signs – shows otherwise
The city building code violations on my properties only involve exterior issues; "within the households, it’s fine."
One full-timer, sure. But contractors do much of the work
"We currently have one guy who is in charge of painting the entire Milwaukee County parks system."
Even critics of the wage and hiring rule say they are not the sole cause for vacant land
Regulations on developers have thwarted construction on county-owned land in Milwaukee’s downtown Park East corridor.