As the campaign heats up, candidates and political groups are incorrectly describing our ratings. We put their claims about the Truth-O-Meter to the Truth-O-Meter.
By Bill Adair :: Published on Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at 06:30 p.m.
Claims about transportation financing, Obama's level of federal spending checked.
By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.
But PolitiFact New Jersey found that balancing the state budget is a requirement under the state constitution
By Bill Wichert :: Published on Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.
Claims about job loss, support of tax cuts for wealthy earn Mostly False, Pants on Fire rulings
By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.
New Jersey voters haven't sent a Republican to the U.S. Senate or a Democratic woman to the House of Representatives in nearly four decades.
Weekend claims about Medicaid funding, state budget revenue sources contain a hint of truth.
By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.
With the question of who will be at the top of the Republican presidential ticket looking more and more settled, attention is turning to the No. 2 spot. Who will be the vice presidential pick?
By Martha M. Hamilton :: Published on Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 11:27 a.m.
Readers debate rationale behind governor raising issue of union fees for non NJEA members.
By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Friday, April 6th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.
Claims about the real cost of the federal health care plan, who gets the credit for New Jersey having a low risk of corruption go up against the Truth-O-Meter.
By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 07:30 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 07:30 a.m.
Gay marriage claims rates Half True, healthcare claim gets Pants on Fire.
By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to review President Barack Obama's health care law, we review the falsehoods that simply won't stop.
By Martha M. Hamilton :: Published on Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 05:11 p.m.
Mostly True handed down for abortion claim, Half True for tax increase claim.
By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.
Formula claims 85 government employees per square mile in Garden State.
By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.
PolitiFact New Jersey finds claims on state spending, education funding are inaccurate.
By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.
From his budget address to an interview on CBS News' "Face the Nation," three recent fact-checks have left the governor with Mostly True, Half True and Mostly False rulings.
While unveiling his spending plan proposal for the next fiscal year, Gov. Christie repeated a few claims PolitiFact New Jersey previously put to the Truth-O-Meter.
By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 05:15 p.m.
Gov. Chris Christie's fumble on Rutgers football graduation rates earns a False; state Sen. Joseph Kyrillos gets a Half True on a claim about U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and the national deficits.
By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.
PolitiFact New Jersey handed Gov. Chris Christie a False for saying that under coach Greg Schiano, "Rutgers had the best graduation rate of any Division I football program in America."
By Erin O'Neill :: Published on Monday, February 13th, 2012 at 12:08 p.m.
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 07:30 a.m.
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