Statements about Debt
"The average student comes out of college hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt."
Historically, the Social Security tax has been assessed on about 90% of U.S. income. Now it captures 83% because there's been such a growth of income among the highest earners.
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."
"There are more oil rigs in operation in the United States than the rest of the world combined."
U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse "rewarded Wall Street executives with millions in bonuses."
David Cicilline was "required to provide key information about city finances to an independent outside auditor. The deadlines were clear -- yet [he intentionally] missed them by months" until after the November 2010 election.
"The auditor [for the city of Providence] was not locked out" of access to the city's finances.
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