Cost so far: 4.5 billion dimes
The Convention Center "was sold as a building that would never cost taxpayers a dime."
— PolitiFact Rhode Island
Too many wrong numbers here
In Rhode Island, 9 percent of workers use the state's temporary disability insurance program each year while in New Jersey, the rate is only 3 percent.
Even with broad definition of welfare, number is high
"Our welfare system now consumes 42 percent of our budget."
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