Articles from March, 2012

On the campaign trail: PolitiFact New Jersey digs into Pascrell-Rothman battle

With their race heating up, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell and Steve Rothman have come before the Truth-O-Meter for claims on the auto bailout, health care reform, small businesses and income tax rates

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

On third day of Supreme Court hearings, PolitiFact New Jersey revisits health care reform fact-checks

Garden State politicians have landed at Mostly False, False and Pants on Fire for claims related to the national health care reform law

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter tackles national topics in New Jersey: gay marriage, health care

Gay marriage claims rates Half True, healthcare claim gets Pants on Fire.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter rules on abortion, tax increase claims

Mostly True handed down for abortion claim, Half True for tax increase claim.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Christie says NJ leads nation in number of government workers

Formula claims 85 government employees per square mile in Garden State.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter hands down Mostly True rulings to 2 Democrats' claims

Rothman, Holt make claims about income tax rates, contraception coverage.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

Critic takes aim at ruling on minimum wage and poverty

A Washington, D.C.-based research fellow claims PolitiFact New Jersey's True rating for state assemblyman's claim is faulty.

By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.

Christie, Doherty claims take hit in weekend rulings from the Truth-O-Meter

PolitiFact New Jersey finds claims on state spending, education funding are inaccurate.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

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