Legislator has been quite consistent over several terms
"I cut spending while serving in the state Legislature"
— PolitiFact New Hampshire
Can't pay taxes when you don't own the home
Says Maggie Hassan pays zero property taxes on her $500,000 home.
By one measure, it's close
Under Maggie Hassan's leadership, "we increased state spending in the middle of the great recession by 24 percent leading up to and following it."
Not quite that many
Says that 500,000 federal workers -- one-fourth of the federal workforce -- make more than $100,000 a year.
Not perfectly flat, but certainly flatter
"We created a flat tax in the state of Utah."
The new tax was flatter, but 30 percent cut is exaggeration
Says that when he was governor of Utah, he worked with the state Legislature to create a flat tax that "cut income taxes by 30 percent."
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