Latest Fact-checks on Mahlon Mitchell Mahlon Mitchell stated on June 19, 2018 in an interview: Says Scott Walker "has cut more from public education than he's put back in, obviously. He took $1.6 billion and some change away and then puts back $630 million and he's calling that progress." Mahlon Mitchell stated on April 30, 2018 in a website campaign statement: Says he was "instrumental to passing two (recent) pieces of legislation that were a huge victory for firefighters across the state." Mahlon Mitchell stated on January 17, 2018 in a tweet: "When @ScottWalker told firefighters we didn’t need to worry about Act 10, we said hell no, we stand with working Wisconsinites everywhere." Mahlon Mitchell stated on November 19, 2017 in an interview: Wisconsin has "the fastest-shrinking middle class in the country." Mahlon Mitchell stated on June 12, 2012 in a news release: As Massachusetts governor, Mitt Romney used a line-item veto to cut "millions of dollars for firefighting equipment," including firefighters' "coats, pants, helmets and boots." Mahlon Mitchell stated on May 11, 2012 in an interview: Access for 12,000 women to use Planned Parenthood -- "not for the right to choose," but for "basic health care" -- was "taken away" by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch. Mahlon Mitchell stated on November 4, 2011 in remarks: Under a law proposed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, businesses that move into Wisconsin "don't have to pay any taxes" on their income for two years.