The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Tennessee
"We have only one person on the (TVA) board, to my knowledge, who even has any corporate board experience."
"From a standpoint of the county government, neither school system has received an increase in funding over the past six years."
"After one year, Tennessee’s students made their biggest single-year jump in achievement ever recorded in the state."
Says the federal government "mandates transexuals (sic) and homosexuals grabbing children in their stranger-danger zones in the name of airport security."
"I didn’t try to push" a bill to reduce lottery scholarship proceeds for students.
Says that President Obama said that "Small Businesses Succeed Because of Government."
"Foreign Chinese prostitution money is allegedly behind the groups funding Congressman Scott DesJarlais's (TN-04) Republican Majority."
Says his "patents in ultrasound have revolutionized modern medicine."
"Diane Black voted to fund Obamacare."
Gov. Bill Haslam is "making our Economic Development department Sharia compliant" by hiring a woman "who specializes in Sharia compliance. That’s what her job is."
"Obamacare" represents "the largest tax increase in the history of the world."
"If you have ever visited Nashville or Washington D.C. you will see MANY names and initials carved into ... desks."
"In the last 10 years, only one piece of legislation has been cosponsored and passed by" John Duncan Jr.
"(Environmentalists) said ‘We’re only going to stop coal mining above 2,000 feet.’ ... Well guess where all the coal in the state of Tennessee is? Above 2,000 feet."
"Three of our cities are among the top five worst cities in the U.S. for asthma."
Says Mitt Romney has said "we don't need 'more firemen, more policemen, more teachers.' "
Says her congressional district has 10,000 medical-device industry jobs and 1,000 will be lost because of health-care law tax.
The United States has experienced "40 straight months of unemployment at 8 percent or higher."
Says "we are overcharging students . . . to help pay for the health care law."
Says "city leadership is threatening to lay off police and emergency services personnel to balance the budget."
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