All Mostly False statements involving Rick Perry

Says Washington's reach extends to "even telling us what kind of light bulb we can use."

"We have more kids take the SAT than any other state in the nation. I mean a high percentage of our kids take the SAT."

Says in 2003 Texas cut "$10 billion out of the entire budget, yet we put $1.8 billion more into public education. We put $800 million more into health and human services."

"Everyone in this country has access to health care."

"We have billions in surplus."

Says his executive order requiring young girls to be vaccinated against HPV wasn't mandatory.

"We cut property taxes by one-third."

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