Numbers add up
"There are more African American men in prison, jail, on probation or parole than were enslaved in 1850."
Strong legislature, weak governor
Rhode Island's legislature is "the strongest in the country."
It's actually lower
"Our median income here in Providence is the same as the median income in Mississippi."
Inflated factoid ignores most long-term homeless
"In Rhode Island, a recent study showed that among a group of people who had been homeless for a year or more, Medicaid costs averaged about $60,000 per person."
Most studies show smaller drop in value
"Proximity to high-voltage power lines lowers property values by as much as 30 percent."
I spent only $36.29 on my campaign for governor.
Among the lowest
"We have the third-lowest minimum wage … of developed countries."
An estimate that misleads
Gina Raimondo "paid 70 million in taxpayer dollars to millionaire hedge fund managers."
No evidence that she did more than express concern
"I fought 38 Studios from the beginning."
$2 billion worth of assumptions
Seth Magaziner "plans to spend billions more of your money."
Four members of the Rhode Island General Assembly "went to vote in 2010 and were told they had already voted."
And there's no good evidence that he has
"Governor Carcieri has not been campaigning with me."
He offered the warnings as Auditor General
"I was speaking out on pension reform almost 17 years ago."
An inflammatory claim
"Elorza wants to teach our public school children about the ‘non-existence of God.’"
More lawsuits but secrecy persists
"In the past three years, we have prosecuted or brought more cases on access to public records than in the previous 12 years combined."
Rhode Island among few
Almost every state has offered an insurance plan on its health exchange that does not cover abortion.
And three times he didn't
"As mayor, [Allan Fung] raised taxes three times."
The investors are being paid and they're covered by insurance
In the 38 Studios deal, "Wall Street investors took a risk, and went bust."
Bucking the trend
"In the last six years of Cianci’s administration violent crime was down in the United States. It was down in the region. It was down in Rhode Island. But it was up in Providence."
And 36 others are collecting over $100,000 a year
"We have a retiree that is collecting a $17,000 paycheck a month . . . tax free."
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