31 percent increase over the past century
Annual precipitation "has increased in Rhode Island by over 12 inches in the last century."
Among the lowest
"We have the third-lowest minimum wage … of developed countries."
Report offers best estimate
"The Congressional Budget Office, a nonpartisan office, did an analysis and said that passing comprehensive immigration reform will reduce the federal deficit by $200 billion over the next decade."
"If you are a federally licensed gun dealer and your license is revoked because you've engaged in misconduct ... your entire inventory under prevailing law is deemed your personal collection. You then can sell it free from any background checks."
The record backs him up
"The truth is David Cicilline voted for tougher laws against child abusers, domestic abusers and abusers of the elderly."
Three sets of numbers, same trend
"While I was mayor of the city of Providence we had the lowest crime rate in 30 years."
Military experts say he's right
Says an amendment specifying when military members may use deadly force "does nothing to change existing rules of engagement for American service members."
Even better than he claims
Providence has "the lowest crime rate in three decades."
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