Statements we say are True
"Legally, it doesn't make any difference" which state district you live in when running for Congress.
"A family of four can make up to $88,000 a year and still get a subsidy for health insurance" under the new federal health care law.
"In 1976, the first year that Pell Grants were fully funded, a full Pell Grant paid 72 percent of the cost of attendance at a typical four-year public college. Today, a full Pell Grant covers just 34 percent of those costs.
Says an amendment specifying when military members may use deadly force "does nothing to change existing rules of engagement for American service members."
A national study of 2,500 charter schools shows that "maybe 20 percent do better than the community public schools, 40 percent or so do worse and the rest are not having any significant difference."
"Some criminals have learned how to spy on Americans, hacking into our home computers and looking out through the video camera attached to the screen."
Rhode Island spends "52 percent more per capita on human service programs than the national average."
"Providence is one of the busiest fire departments for its relative size in the country."
"A couple of hundred American cities are infested by members of the Mexican cartels."
"Rhode Island continues to have the highest rates of substance abuse in the country."
"No other Northeastern state has passed a photo ID law"
Proposed fees for Rhode Island beaches will still be "less than some of the town beaches."
Three courts have found the new health care law constitutional and two have found it unconstitutional.
The law has not established whether Rhode Island public employees have property rights to their pensions.
"New England already has access to ample supplies of natural gas."
"We were one of the first states in the U.S. to build sewers, to bring the treatment plant on line."
"The law, right now, permits companies that close down American factories and offices and move those jobs overseas to take a tax deduction for the costs associated with moving the jobs to China or India or wherever."
His biography says he was the top ROTC officer in the nation.
"Rhode Island has a very generous unemployment compensation rate compared to most other states."
In Rhode Island "there are 150 different pension plans for public workers."
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