Friday, October 31st, 2014

Vincent Fort's file

Fort

Democrat from Georgia

State senator representing District 39, which runs from East Point to Buckhead.

Fort's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Fort's statements for that ruling.

  • True0(0)
  • Mostly True1 (%)(1)
  • Half True2 (%)(2)
  • Mostly False1 (%)(1)
  • False0(0)
  • Pants on Fire1 (%)(1)

Recent statements involving Vincent Fort

Mostly False

If he gives money to Democrats and gets elected as a Democrat, he's probably a Democrat

Recent stories featuring Vincent Fort

A $1 billion deal

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank announced recently they’ve agreed to the financial framework of a $1 billion stadium to replace the 20-year-old Georgia Dome.

The deal must still be approved by the 15-member Atlanta City Council.


 

Transportation Tax: The Best of the Truths, Rumors and Gridlock

The road to Tuesday’s monumental transportation tax vote is paved with truths, rumors and innuendoes.

Leave it to the Truth-O-Meter to inspect every bump and crack in the pavement. Since spring, PolitiFact published nearly two dozen stories checking statements about the 10-year, 1 percent sales tax, otherwise known as T-SPLOST. It could raise $8.5 billion over 10 years, after inflation.

Want to comment on our transportation tax rulings? Just go to our Facebook page or find us on Twitter.

Both sides got it wrong some of the time. Statements by supporters and opponents often fell short of True.

And once Election Day is over, we expect the rhetoric to continue. Metro Atlantans love to gripe about traffic.

Bring it on. We could go for miles and miles.

Read these summaries of our transportation tax rulings below.