D.L. Davis

D.L. Davis is a member of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel staff, and a contributor to PolitiFact Wisconsin.

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Is Milwaukee's 53206 ZIP code really tops in incarceration rates?

 Milwaukee’s ills -- crime, poverty, poor housing -- are measured in studies, and the 53206 ZIP code frequently comes out on top. But is it really on top in African American incarceration rates?

PolitiFact Wisconsin's most clicked items for August 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin zeroed in on fact-checks that mass shootings are down under Trump, a claim that China is paying U.S. farmers $16 billion through tariffs and more.

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for July 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin zeroed in on fact-checks on claims that President Donald Trump is deporting veterans, an ad that claims Trump wants to cut Medicare to fund tax breaks for billionaires and more.  

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for June 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin were intrigued by fact-checks on University of Wisconsin System salaries, vacancy rates for prison correctional officers, oversight of large farms and more. 

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for May 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin were intrigued by fact-checks on Gov. Tony Evers, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Foxconn's Terry Gou and more. 

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for April 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin were intrigued by fact-checks on former presidential contender Hillary Clinton, State Sen. LaTonya Johnson, Assembly Republicans and more. 

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for March 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin in March were fascinated by a variety of topics, the most popular being former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Gov. Tony Evers.

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for February 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin in February were fascinated by a variety of topics, the most popular being Gov. Tony Evers' claim about prison inmate populations.  

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for January

PolitiFact Wisconsin readers in January 2019 were interested in all things Tony Evers.

Fact checking Foxconn

PolitiFact Wisconsin looks at claims on Taiwan tech giant Foxconn