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Articles from January, 2012

Truth-O-Meter takes on Christie, supporters in weekend claims

Chris Christie talks up "New Jersey" Giants; supporters credit him in ad with job growth.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter rules on Democrat claims

Greenwald gets a True, Codey receives Mostly True on claims about income tax cut savings, pension obligations

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

On ‘Meet the Press,’ Chris Christie talks national politics, state finances

The Republican governor repeats claims we've previously put to the Truth-O-Meter, including statements about Newt Gingrich and tax hikes by New Jersey Democrats.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.

Chris Christie dredges up old claims in annual speech

PolitiFact New Jersey reviews a few claims Gov. Chris Christie made during his State of the State address that we've previously tested on the Truth-O-Meter.

By Erin O'Neill, Bill Wichert :: Published on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.

Christie touts New Jersey accomplishments ahead of State of the State address

Did Gov. Chris Christie really balance "two budgets without raising taxes," create "60,000 new private-sector jobs" and make "government smaller?"

By Erin O'Neill, Bill Wichert :: Published on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 at 1:35 p.m.

Truth-O-Meter checks claims on interracial marriage, emergency schools repairs

Mostly True, False rulings given for weekend Truth-O-Meter claims.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter rings Mostly False, Half True for weekend claims on debt, guns

Republican Anna Little blamed U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez for increasing federal debt. Meanwhile, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell claimed there's been no legislation that took away a gun from anyone in the last 20 years.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter issues rulings on toll hikes claims

Toll hike claims earn True, False ratings.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 at 1:30 p.m.

Happy New Year! PolitiFact New Jersey looks back on our 2011 fact checks

We put 120 claims to the Truth-O-Meter in 2011, with Gov. Chris Christie making the most appearances.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Sunday, January 1st, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

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