Leticia Van de Putte's file:
Van de Putte

Democrat from Texas

Leticia Van de Putte is a state senator from San Antonio.

Recent statements involving Leticia Van de Putte

Dan Patrick was the only state senator "who voted against the Veteran Entrepreneurship Program, a program that assists veterans in successfully starting up their own businesses."

Our "trade with Mexico is $720 million a day; that’s our No. 1 trading partner."

Says residents of Texas and San Antonio can be fired or denied jobs because they are gay.

Says Texas high school graduates must pass Algebra II to be eligible for automatic admission to state's public universities.

Says only about 250 Texans have been killed in action since 9/11.

Recent stories featuring Leticia Van de Putte

What do Wendy Davis, Rick Perry, Donna Howard and Jodie Laubenberg have in common?:

Last summer about this time, Perry, Davis and several other Texas leaders touched off fact checks connected to the abortion debate.

Dan Patrick on the Texas Truth-O-Meter:

Tea-party darling Dan Patrick, who whomped David Dewhurst in a runoff for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor, has a mixed record on the Truth-O-Meter.

Cornyn, Davis tops among fact-checked statewide candidates:

We’ve identified two Texas leaders--Cornyn and Davis. But we're not forecasting election results.

 

Leticia Van de Putte and the Texas Truth-O-Meter:

Leticia Van de Putte hasn’t run statewide before. But she has a PolitiFact report card.

Republican brawl for lite guv keeping Truth-O-Meter busy:

The Texas race for lieutenant governor won’t top the 2014 ballot. But might it prove No. 1 with curious claims to check?

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