Friday, November 28th, 2014
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Reginald Fields

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Reginald Fields

Mostly False

Relies on vote for wide-ranging bill that mentioned turnpike leasing

True

Ohio governor is a believer

Half-True

Number could be off by thousands of students

Mostly False

Overly broad claim expands scope of regionalized research

Recent stories from Reginald Fields

Claim of foul deeds false, but a favorite from 2011

Demonstrations outside the Ohio Statehouse provided lasting images from the debate over Senate Bill 5, a proposal to restrict collective bargaining rights for organized labor. But did they do the particularly foul act that Senate President Tom Niehaus cited?

A new meter to track a new governor's promises

New Ohio Gov. John Kasich wasn't shy about setting the bar high for himself during the campaign. In a webcast he hosted he made it clear that success requires results. "Let’s think of the campaign as one part of a movement. If you win the campaign and you fail to carry out what you want to do, you failed." PolitiFact Ohio decided to take him at his word, and introduces the Kasich-O-Meter to track his performance.