Statements we say are True
Congressional Budget Office "says 8 (percent) unemployment till 2014!"
"Twenty-five states have lower unemployment than Texas" which is "tied with Mississippi for more minimum-wage jobs than anywhere in the United States."
Says members of the military have sent him more campaign contributions than they’ve sent President Barack Obama and more than twice what they’ve sent other Republican presidential candidates.
"We’re losing almost 6,000 state jobs."
Says states that passed anti-illegal-immigrant legislation also had few Hispanic legislators.
Says the state budget includes spending on commercials for Fortune 500 companies.
Says he's signed a pledge not to raise taxes four times.
Says this month’s special session will cost the state $27,300 a day just for legislators’ daily living expenses.
Says state lawmakers have voted to "spend virtually all of the Rainy Day Fund four times" since the fund’s creation.
Says close to 90 percent of the population growth in Texas over the last decade was non-Anglo.
"Currently, there is no one from South Austin on the (Austin City) Council!"
"The costs of cancer and all affiliated issues are over $20 billion a year to this state."
"The only segment in the beer market that is growing is the craft beer segment."
Says a Lubbock terror suspect’s alleged plan "to use baby dolls to conceal chemical explosives" is similar to a 1995 plot "to blow up 12 jumbo jets over the Pacific Ocean."
Central Health "is the only hospital district in Texas that spends taxpayer dollars on abortions."
"Since 1980, over 145 incidents have been documented of suction entrapment in swimming pools and spas, including 36 deaths of children."
"We have over 25 million people who live in Texas and less than 2 percent of them have" concealed handgun licenses.
Says taxes paid by the poorest residents of Texas are above the national average.
Says four-year terms for City Council members are "the norm in most cities of our size."
Texas would have to increase current state spending by 28 percent just to reach the national average for spending per resident.
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