Articles from May, 2012
The final recall debate between Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Tom Barrett covered some familiar ground. Here's a round up of some of the repeat claims and how we rated them the first time they came around.
The partisan passion on both sides of Wisconsin’s gubernatorial recall as taken a toll on truth-telling. We take a look at recent ratings, as the June 5 election approaches.
In our fourth "Behind the Rhetoric" article, we look at how school districts are situated for the coming academic year after the cuts made in the state budget.
Both sides say the other is relying on out-of-state contributions in the 2012 gubernatorial recall. We dig into the numbers in the third in our series of background stories on key questions in the race.
In the second of our-pre-recall backgrounders, we look at the WEA Trust and health care costs for school districts.
Education funding is a major battleground in the 2012 Wisconsin gubernatorial recall election. We take an in-depth tour of Milwaukee-area school districts to see how they fared under Gov. Scott Walker's budget cuts and the limits he put on collective bargaining.
Gov. Scott Walker's view on extending right-to-work laws to private sector unions in Wisconsin has emerged as a major issue in the June 5 gubernatorial recall election. Here's a quick look at right-to-work's impact in other states, based on Truth-O-Meter rulings past.
Democrats and their recall allies decry the law that has helped Gov. Scott Walker out-raise his opponents combined by $11 million dollars without regard to normal campaign contribution limits. We take a look at how the provision came about. The answers may surprise you.