Friday, October 24th, 2014

Statements about Poverty

Mostly True

Accurate, except for a few quibbles

True

Poverty, obesity linked

Mostly True

Close -- about one in six

Half-True

A word of caution about the number

Teresa Ghilarducci

Teresa Ghilarducci

"A quarter of our workers make $18,000 per year."

— PunditFact

Mostly False

Republicans run 3 of the top 20

Mostly True

Sometimes it doesn't pay to go where the money is

Mostly True

He could've said it a little better

Half-True

Percentage may have changed since data collected 18 years ago

 Facebook posts

Facebook posts

"44% of homeless people are employed."

— National

False

For 98 percent of families, he's wrong

Mostly True

It's a huge piece of the pie

False

List tracked surges in white residents

Mostly True

How does one define 'work?'

Mostly True

Latest is 45 percent of Oregon students in Oregon state universities

Half-True

Depends on the definition of "poor"

True

Surveys confirm cost is biggest obstacle

False

Wrong on multiple levels