Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Statements about State Budget

Mostly False

Border spending up, as available info suggested

Mostly False

State spending alone usually doesn't

Mostly True

Take closer look at eye-popping stat from Wall Street Journal

True

One bonus for many, raises to a few

Mostly True

Costs can be passed on to individuals

Mostly True

Counts D.C. as a state

Texas Association of School Boards

Texas Association of School Boards

"Texas ranks 49th in per-pupil funding among the states."

— Texas

False

Counts major tax swap as more school aid

Mostly True

Edged Idaho in 2010

False

Total varies, and it’s likely less than 40