Has Scott Walker’s rejection of Medicaid expansion under Obamacare cost Wisconsin $1 billion?

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dana Wachs said in April that Gov. Scott Walker “has turned down $1 billion of Medicaid money over the course of his tenure.” Is Wachs telling the truth? PolitiFact Wisconsin checks the facts and crunches the numbers.

Is Kelda Roys right when she says debt payments for road work have doubled under Scott Walker?

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kelda Roys recently said that Wisconsin is “spending twice as much on debt service for just basic road repair and maintenance” than before Gov. Scott Walker took office. PolitiFact Wisconsin checks the figures.

Tammy Baldwin’s ‘cheesy ad’ hits the spot

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin started running TV ads in February, highlighting her work on “Buy America” legislation and prescription drug costs. In a follow-up ad, Baldwin turned to a quintessential Wisconsin issue … Yes, wooden cheese boards. PolitiFact Wisconsin checks the claim that Baldwin stepped in and “helped eliminate the regulations.”

PolitiFact calls ‘Pants on Fire’ on Vukmir’s claims about how Baldwin feels about terrorists

PolitiFact Wisconsin digs into state Sen. Leah Vukmir’s statement that U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, who Vukmir seeks to unseat in November, is “more worried about the mastermind of 9/11” than supporting CIA director nominee Gina Haspel.

Fact check: Johnson says if people say a simple phrase at the border, we let them in

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In an April 3 radio interview, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson declared: “We have laws on the books where people can walk right up to our ports of entry, say ‘I have a credible fear of persecution,’ and we bring them in. We don’t send them back.” Is Johnson correct? > PolitiFact Wisconsin

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

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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.

PolitiFact Wisconsin lays out all its Dallet-Screnock fact checks before Election Day tomorrow

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PolitiFact Wisconsin has conducted more than a half dozen fact checks on statements made by and about Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates Rebecca Dallet and Michael Screnock. The election will be held Tuesday, April 3.