Friday, March 27th, 2015

Statements about State Finances

False

What about the aborted flat tax and revised estate tax?

Mostly False

Most don't qualify for benefits that high

 Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity

Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity

"Common welfare programs give income of $43,330 or $20.83 an hour."

— Rhode Island

Mostly False

No evidence that she did more than express concern

Gina Raimondo

Gina Raimondo

"I fought 38 Studios from the beginning."

— Rhode Island

False

$2 billion worth of assumptions

Mostly True

He offered the warnings as Auditor General

False

The investors are being paid and they're covered by insurance

False

Tourist trips are always a minority

True

912 claims resolved, nearly $682,000 paid out

False

Figure applies to personal income, not spending

False

Expensive, but not the "most expensive."