A basketball claim that's out of bounds
Was Martha Kanter "dispatched to Corvallis with $17 million in stimulus money" to save Craig Robinson’s job?
A little research could have gone a long way
Jules Bailey "was instrumental in creating the Business Energy Tax Credit that let companies like Wal-Mart profit by $11 million while costing the Oregon general fund $33 million."
A claim that misses the mark
Monica Wehby and Jason Conger are "causing devastating consequences" for nearly 23,000 Oregonians looking for work.
An extreme disregard for the truth
Oregon Rep. Tina Kotek, D-Portland, has "never held a job nor run a business"
Viral email from 2009 lives on and on and on
Says "At age 76 when you most need it, you are not eligible for cancer treatment" under Affordable Care Act.
A time warp leap in logic
National Republican Congressional Committee
Says "Kurt Schrader supports Obama’s sequester … but won’t cut $1.6 million to fund new video games."
He hearts vote-by-mail
"If Buehler were elected, our vote-by-mail system would be at risk."
No move to charge a tax this year
Yes on 79
Says "One of the state’s largest governments made charging this tax one of their top priorities just this year."
Nobody actually accused the sandwich of oppression
Education Action Group
"Portland Schools spend $500K to deem PB&J sandwiches racist."
Largest in Oregon
It's Still a Bad Idea
"This would be the largest casino in the United States."
No matter how you dice it, the statement misleads
Says 97 cents of every dollar played "represents over $500 million dollars that is returned to Oregonians every year to help support job creation, schools, state parks and watersheds."
Layoffs and pay cuts definitely happened
Says "for the duration of this recession not a single person in government middle management has lost (a) job or taken a pay cut."
Didn't negotiate it, didn't vote for it
Says her accomplishments include "a fiscally responsible budget agreement that controls state spending."
Do not take PolitiFact Oregon's name in campaign vain
PolitiFact Oregon gave Rob Cornilles a Pants on Fire for a claim about taxes and fees.
She has voted for many taxes, just not 60
"She’s voted for 60 tax increases, hurting the middle class and small businesses."
The socialist charge is neither accurate nor social
Say Oregon Reps. Peter DeFazio and Earl Blumenauer are "socialists who are openly serving in the U.S. Congress."
Too much to swallow
Multnomah County’s food action plan "clearly plans to disrupt the free market system in terms of food choices making it harder and more expensive for many residents to eat their food of choice."
That's all news to them
Michigan and Massachusetts raised their bottle deposit and "could no longer afford the program because the redemptions were so high there was no profit in there."
We couldn’t find a prayer room anywhere
Says a Portland school gives Muslim students "their own school provided prayer room, prayer rugs," and lets them "out of class five times a day to pray to Allah."
Maybe in a theoretical world with theoretical enrollment
Rebuilding three high schools will benefit 40 percent of Portland Public School students.
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