Statements we say are True
The highest paid employee of the State of Rhode Island is a basketball coach.
If sea levels rise six feet due to climate change, Waterplace Park in Providence and Wickford village would be swamped
Under Obamacare, members of Congress are required to purchase their health insurance from the new exchanges.
"They’ve seen employer-supported coverage increase in Massachusetts after this law (Romneycare) was implemented."
"The Congressional Budget Office, a nonpartisan office, did an analysis and said that passing comprehensive immigration reform will reduce the federal deficit by $200 billion over the next decade."
Economic Development Commission Executive Director Keith Stokes "sent me a letter and he said the taxpayers will never be on the hook for these bonds" for 38 Studios.
"We have one of the most expensive General Assemblies, per capita, in the entire country."
North Korea has a "substantial standing army, one of the largest, certainly the largest per capita, in the world."
"If you are a federally licensed gun dealer and your license is revoked because you've engaged in misconduct ... your entire inventory under prevailing law is deemed your personal collection. You then can sell it free from any background checks."
"In Rhode Island, 28 percent of adults released from state prisons are re-incarcerated within a year."
"Do you know that, statistically, when you take the SAT a second time, one third of the people that take the SAT, even if they've been studying, will get a lower score than they did the first time around?"
"In 32 other states and Washington D.C., they [voters] can avoid the wait by voting before Election Day."
Of six Rhode Island tax-credit programs worth about $35 million, "three companies got 90 percent of that -- CVS and two companies not even located in the state of Rhode Island."
The state budget proposal has been submitted "on time and [it's] the earliest that a governor has done so in over two decades."
"Did U know? Block Island Wind Farm would mean 40% est. drop in BI electric rates."
"The five economic indicators that the federal government tracks - for the first time since August 2006 - were positive this October."
"We have more people working in clean and green energy than in oil and gas in this country."
Three thousand felons voted in Rhode Island in 2008.
"The truth is David Cicilline voted for tougher laws against child abusers, domestic abusers and abusers of the elderly."
"Connecticut's take on slot machines is 25 cents on the dollar. And the state's take on table games: zero."
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