Sunday, April 19th, 2015
Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Steve Cannon and Gov. Nathan Deal look over a Mercedes at the State Capitol following the announcement the car maker is relocating its headquarters to Sandy Springs. BEN GRAY / AJC

Revving up on claims about Mercedes' move

PolitiFact Georgia has taken the wheel before on claims about Mercedes-Benz USA's move to metro Atlanta.

With the luxury automaker again in the headlines following the 2015 Legislative session, we revisit some of our fact checks on claims about the relocation and what it means for Georgia.

 

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A day is not a day in the General Assembly

True

House took charge of boundaries after advocates failed to reach deal

Half-True

Most people shift buying but don't spend more

Mostly True

Transportation bill funding on line

Half-True

New data says differences have waned

Pants on Fire!

Solar debate overcast in Louisiana, not Georgia

False

Evidence clear that measles bigger threat than vaccine

Half-True

State Department forecast: 50 permanent jobs