The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Ohio
"The Social Security disability fund is going belly up in 2016."
"Within the three miles surrounding the University Circle area, infant mortality exceeds some Third World countries."
"Right now, Texas doesn’t have an income tax and Oklahoma’s lowering their income tax rates, and guess what their severance tax is? Sky high."
Says that his transportation budget and Ohio Turnpike plan "would make sure we have lower tolls than we’ve had through the history of the turnpike."
Forty aides who serve President Barack Obama "owe $333,485 in back taxes."
"It is legal in Ohio to fire an employee or evict a tenant just for being gay."
Says that Secretary of State Jon Husted and former secretary Jennifer Brunner both have supported a provision in Senate Bill 47 that would limit the days organizers have to collect signatures for initiative and referendum petitions.
The national debt is "larger than our entire annual economy."
"Our debt now is about $140,000 per household."
"Quite frankly, it was during the Bush years of spending, multiplied now by the Obama years that we have this mess."
On support of Gov. John Kasich’s drilling tax plan
"Under Gov. Kasich, Ohio wages have increased by $10.3 billion."
Wall Street megabanks that received bailouts in 2009 now get taxpayer-funded advantages not available to community banks in Ohio.
"Raising taxes on investment income has actually lowered the revenue received from the tax, while cutting capital gains tax rates has increased revenue."
Ohio Republicans made significant gains during [Chris McNulty’s] time at the ORP, including the extremely successful re-election of President Bush in Ohio."
"There have been literally hundreds of new tax preferences and loopholes added to the code since 1986, last time we did this."
Under Gov. John Kasich’s budget proposal, "the top one percent in Ohio will pay $10,000 less in income tax each year, but Ohio’s working and middle class families will pay more."
"About two-thirds of all consumption is services. . . It was just the opposite" when the sales tax was enacted in the '30s.
"Kewpie burgers are delicious. An Ohio institution. And they'll cost less thanks to John Kasich's tax cut."
Without a Medicaid expansion, 275,000 more Ohioans could be getting their primary care in emergency rooms, costing "everybody a lot of money."
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