Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Statements about State Finances

Full Flop

No change in methods, only in view of them

Scott Walker

Scott Walker

On counting state budget shortfalls

— Wisconsin

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 True

Make that 64 percent

 Democratic National Committee

Democratic National Committee

"College tuition rates in Texas jumped by 55% since 2003."

— Texas

Mostly True

School funding formula to be overhauled

Mostly True

8 actually -- from three different agencies

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

False

She wasn't Chancellor Burke