The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Texas
Says Houston is "home to more doctors, more nurses, more researchers than any other place in the world."
Says bag litter increased after San Francisco banned single-use shopping bags.
Says president is ‘spending $2.2 billion to give away "ObamaPhones." ’
Says 100,000 are on waiting list to attend Texas charter schools.
Says Texas has the most uninsured people of any state -- 6 million.
Says that since 1975, redistricting by Texas lawmakers has always been found in violation of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.
Says the "last non-partisan commission to improve the voting experience in America concluded that #VoterID was necessary."
Comic strip says government study shows Head Start "has little or no impact on the children it’s supposed to help."
Says Travis County's unemployment rate is below the national average while its poverty rate exceeds the national average--and local poverty is rising.
Says Chuck Hagel’s nomination as defense secretary "has been publicly celebrated by the Iranian government."
Says Austin is the largest city in the U.S. without nonstop flights to Europe.
Says he "has repeatedly praised Chuck Hagel’s character, patriotism, bravery, and personal service defending our nation."
Says Texas is last in workers' compensation coverage.
Says Texas ranks first among the states in the amount of carbon dioxide emitted and toxic chemicals released into water.
Says Texas has the nation’s most uninsured residents.
Says abortions are decreasing.
Says Texas high school "graduation rates are at an all-time high—the third-highest in the nation—which represents a significant turnaround from just a few short years ago."
Says Austin trains are "full" at rush hour and "packed" for special events.
Says Texas is "last in mental health expenditures."
Says Texas ranks first in executions among the states.
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