Walker taking credit for state’s record-low unemployment and record-high number of people working. Is he right?


Gov. Scott Walker loves boasting about unemployment and the number of Wisconsinites working, such as this recent tweet: “Our bold reforms have unemployment down to an all-time LOW of 2.9 percent, and the number of people working at an all-time HIGH!” PolitiFact Wisconsin checks the stats and Walker’s claim that both are due to his reforms.

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