Blame it on the feds.
Federal regulations required the changes to Georgia's driver’s license renewal process.
Should have stayed away from talking about carpools
"Statistics show that more people at this time telecommute than they ride carpools, mass transit, bicycle or walk."
Right on the sales tax, wrong on Emory
The transportation tax is regressive, and Emory University is "literally getting its own transit line at virtually no cost to itself."
We're watching and say Mostly False
U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey gave the government the power to electronically spy on Americans without a warrant.
A do over for this claim?
"There is no Plan B" if the transportation referendum is not passed by voters.
Broun's batting average on bills not good.
U.S. Rep. Paul Broun has not authored any legislation that has been adopted by Congress.
The pledge says it all.
On opposing any and all efforts to increase taxes.
More money. Some problems on the details.
Georgia Public Service Commission member Stan Wise "has received about 95 percent of his campaign money from the utilities he is supposed to be regulating."
Transit claim goes off track
Taxpayers subsidize 80 percent of each MARTA trip
Virtually? Not exactly.
"When we took office, let me remind you, there was virtually no international pressure on Iran."
Stats a push on casino impact on crime
Crime rises in communities with casinos.
It's not great, but not as bad as you think.
"When housing and transportation costs are combined, Atlanta’s cost of living -- typically perceived as relatively low -- ranks as 7th worst out of 51 metros nationally."
Where's the exit? This fact-check is expensive.
The average Atlanta resident "spends an extra $924 each year in additional gasoline and wasted time."
It's must see TV, Mr. Mayor.
"We don’t allow filming inside of the City Hall unless there is a specific reason."
No lobbying needed to get a True on this claim
Georgia is one of three states that "effectively have no regulations whatsoever on lobbyists giving to legislators."
No charity for this claim
"[R]emember, the president proposed eliminating charitable deductions for higher-income taxpayers."
Debt claim gets cut in half
"[A]t his current rate, President Obama will have added more debt to the United State of America by the end of his first term than each of the previous 43 presidents -- combined!"
Medicare is ailing and this congressman has the diagnosis
"[N]early one in three primary care doctors are forced to limit the number of Medicare patients they see."
Nothing to brag about for Georgia
Georgia’s unemployment rate has exceeded the national rate for 50 consecutive months.
Second time's the charm for Santorum on this claim
Says the unemployment rate for college graduates is 4.4 percent and over 10 percent for noncollege-educated.
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