Friday, October 24th, 2014

Statements about Government Efficiency

Mostly True

Doesn't set the budget, but did reduce internal spending

Josh Mandel

Josh Mandel

Says he "cut the budget."

— Ohio

Mostly True

Preserved the high rating he inherited

True

The city doesn't know for sure -- but his numbers hold up

Pants on Fire!

You don't have to be in Washington to get work done

Pants on Fire!

Discounts any time spent helping constituents, visiting district

False

Only at 48 words per page

Barry Hinckley

Barry Hinckley

"Our tax code is . . . 80,000 pages."

— Rhode Island

Mostly False

Claim treats intangibles as actual costs

False

That many may work in the city, but they don't all work for the city