Numbers need context
The increase in the current state budget was greater than the inflation rate and the rate of population growth in Georgia.
More information needed for complete picture
The Georgia Department of Economic Development assisted with the creation of 28,776 jobs, an increase of 29 percent from last fiscal year, and $5.97 billion in investments, a 32 percent increase.
A little more evidence needed for this case
High school students arrested on campus are twice as likely not to graduate and four times less likely to graduate if they’ve appeared in court.
No school detention for this claim
Says Georgia will send more state money per child to state charter schools and that budget cuts are not applied to those charter schools.
Show us the money
Georgia spends fewer tourism advertising dollars than any other state in the South.
The math is problematic.
"We have reduced funding for education the least. They've suffered the least cuts."
Some may not pay $112 a year
The transportation sales tax would cost the average consumer an estimated $112 a year.
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."
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