All stories featuring Stephen Sweeney

Christie, Sweeney claims about taxes, teacher tenure tested on Truth-O-Meter

Gov. Chris Christie claims Sen. Paul Sarlo voted to raise income taxes after stating the budget would contain no new taxes; Senate President Stephen Sweeney says tenure has been modernized in New Jersey.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

Truth-O-Meter lands on False for Democratic claims about Medicare, divorce rate

PolitiFact New Jersey debunked claims over the weekend from U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman and New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney

By Bill Wichert :: Published on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 07:30 a.m.

It's Election Day -- Go Vote

We offer a recap of weekend rulings from the Truth-O-Meter and in the spirit of Election Day today, look back at election-themed rulings on New Jersey political ads and statements.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at 07:30 a.m.

Rating claims on pay-to-play and income tax rates, tallying political ad rulings

The Truth-O-Meter this weekend found that former Gov. James E. McGreevey did not end pay-to-play on county and state contracts as he claims, and Senate President Stephen Sweeney isn't to blame for New Jersey's income tax rates. And with a week to go before Election Day, review our Truth-O-Meter tallies on political ads circulating around the state.

By Caryn Shinske :: Published on Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 at 07:30 a.m.

Advertisement
How to contact us:

We want to hear your suggestions and comments. For tips or comments on our campaign promise database, please e-mail the Obameter. If you are commenting on a specific promise, please include the promise number. For comments about our Truth-O-Meter or Flip-O-Meter items, please e-mail the Truth-O-Meter. We’re especially interested in seeing any chain e-mails you receive that you would like us to check out. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.

Browse the The Truth-O-MeterTM:
Browse The Obameter:
Subscribe:

Keep up to date with Politifact National: