Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

All statements involving Tom Barrett

True

Hiring pace lags departures

Mostly True

Homicide, up. Assault, up. Rape, up. Shootings, up.

False

Many cooks in this tax stew

Pants on Fire!

Rooted in a 10-year-old article about Texas hunting

Half-True

A rushed release doesn’t discredit the data

Half-True

Barrett backs the plans, but some cost estimates not firm

False

Receptionist arrested, convicted

Mostly False

Banned guns not widely used for deer hunting (then or now)

False

Early release unusual, but standard counting method used

False

Law he signed doesn't deny equal pay

Mostly False

Barrett’s position not as clear as described

Half-True

Right on numbers, overstates blame