A news bulletin said PolitiFact influenced a judge’s decision that the Texas school funding system is again unconstitutional. Aw shucks. Really?
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
The state comptroller has a Truth-O-Meter report card featuring two Flip-O-Meter checks.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, January 7th, 2013 at 05:30 p.m.
A close observer speculates about Texas government likely having a record revenue surplus -- reminding us of our state budget fact checks.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Thursday, September 13th, 2012 at 10:35 a.m.
We warmed up the Flip-O-Meter to assess Rick Perry's shifting position on abortion. He's not the only Texas official who's received the flip-flop test.
By Meghan Ashford-Grooms :: Published on Thursday, December 29th, 2011 at 04:11 p.m.
Years before the Formula One racetrack agreement became public knowledge in Central Texas, state Comptroller Susan Combs was a strong supporter. Yet on Nov. 15, 2011, she hit the brakes: Texas would not disburse $25 million in advance of the first race, she announced. We put her statement through PolitiFact’s Flip-O-Meter. Did Combs do a high-speed turn?
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 06:19 a.m.
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