Statements we say are Mostly False

"Texas women make an average of $8,355 less per year than men doing the very same job."

Says the 2014-15 state budget "cut border security and funding to fight criminal gangs."

"Our recent state budgets have far exceeded population and inflation growth."

Says a Justice Department memo "directs that you must openly embrace gay marriage and homosexuality."

Says Obama policies contributed to gas prices rising from $1.89 in January 2009 to $3.51 today.

Says Texas has more than 80,000 abortions each year.

Says unsuccessful Texas abortion legislation "was supported by a majority of" Texans.  

Says the Obama administration plans to reduce the number of beds devoted to holding individuals violating immigration laws and to "release hundreds of dangerous criminals into our communities."

Says New York has ‘bureaucrats telling you whether you can even drink a Big Gulp.’

Says Texas lawmakers agreed to cut state's rainy day fund in half, spending "$4 billion from current $8 billion."

Says 13 Texas universities "have announced or implemented a $10,000 degree."

"We have one charter school that for seven years has been rated unacceptable."

Says only 25 percent of Texas high school students graduate prepared for college or careers.

Says Texas high school graduates must pass Algebra II to be eligible for automatic admission to state's public universities.

Says nearly 1 million people are "coming to town" in the next 20 years.

Says Texas "school systems" lose 45 days a year on testing.

Says uncompensated health care costs absorbed by Texas hospitals are adding $1,800 a year to Texas private insurance rates.

"Only three in 10 Texas doctors are currently accepting new Medicaid patients."

Says U.S. greenhouse gas "emissions are at 20-year lows."

Says bag litter increased after San Francisco banned single-use shopping bags.

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