Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Statements about Pensions

False

$2 billion worth of assumptions

Mostly True

He offered the warnings as Auditor General

Mostly True

And three times he didn't

 American LeadHERship PAC

American LeadHERship PAC

"As mayor, [Allan Fung] raised taxes three times."

— Rhode Island

True

And 36 others are collecting over $100,000 a year

Mostly False

Terms were secret but vote was public

Mostly False

State takes obligations seriously

Mostly True

Yes, with shift to public employees (who also pay taxes)

True

He says part-time lawmakers should be treated like other part-time workers

False

Poll is nearly two years old and not exactly on point

Mostly True

Good numbers were hard to find

True

Federal government covers all costs

Half-True

Recession also to blame