Latest Mostly False Fact-checks in Missouri Adam Schnelting stated on February 24, 2020 in an op-Ed for The Missouri Times: “Replacing marriage licenses with domestic union contracts does not alter state or federal benefits.” Brian Treece stated on October 17, 2019 in a press conference: Columbia, Mo., is "one of the fastest growing cities in the region, the only city in the state to grow jobs faster than the nation as a whole." Vicky Hartzler stated on September 9, 2019 in a congressional newsletter: "Statistics indicate Americans have experienced 29.3 (billion) illegal robocalls so far this year, marking a 64 percent increase since 2016." Denny Hoskins stated on January 31, 2019 in an interview with the Columbia Daily Tribune: "Missouri still owes $60 million on bonds issued to build the 23-year-old Edward Jones Dome, the former home of the St. Louis Rams." Jean Evans stated on November 25, 2018 in a tweet: "Constituents now face reality that all their personal issues will be made public" under Clean Missouri. Claire McCaskill stated on October 25, 2018 in a debate: "The Collins-Nelson bill will not protect pre-existing conditions. It has nothing to do with pre-existing conditions." Senate Leadership Fund stated on September 11, 2018 in a campaign ad: "In Washington, McCaskill joined the liberals for giving amnesty to 11 million illegal immigrants." Josh Hawley stated on October 18, 2018 in a debate: Says Claire McCaskill "voted against including health records in the background check system." Claire McCaskill stated on October 25, 2018 in a debate: "I made my decision on Kavanaugh before the allegations surfaced, and it was all about Kavanaugh's alliance and allegiance to dark money and unlimited political contributions." Missouri GOP stated on September 10, 2018 in a tweet: Says Sen. Claire McCaskill was named "most likely to be the most unpopular senator in the United States for four months in a row!" Josh Hawley stated on September 25, 2018 in a tweet: Says Claire McCaskill "has had Chuck Schumer spend more dark money for her than for any senator in America. $16 million and counting!" Steve West stated on September 27, 2018 in a page on his campaign website: "PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES that manufacture vaccines have IMMUNITY FROM PROSECUTION!" Josh Hawley stated on August 20, 2018 in an op-ed for the Springfield News-Leader: Since 2009, "millions of Americans have lost their health care plans." Vicky Hartzler stated on August 14, 2018 in a tweet: Current school lunch requirements "cause large amounts of food waste and diminished use of school lunches!" Saundra McDowell stated on August 20, 2018 in remarks on "The Weekend Report": If Missouri Amendment 1 passes, the auditor's office "could take one district, St. Louis here, and merge it with a district in southwest Missouri, a Republican district, and they don't even have to touch." Josh Hawley stated on August 7, 2018 in a speech: "I am the only (state attorney general) in America fighting to hold the big tech companies accountable for their behavior." Parker Briden stated on November 13, 2017 in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article: "We've seen funding increases for schools. We haven't seen a corresponding performance increase." Jason Smith stated on November 13, 2017 in a tweet: "Check out the record of #jobs created by #TaxCuts 7.8 million new jobs after Bush’s 2003 tax cuts 12 million new jobs after Kennedy's 1964 tax cuts 14.8 MILLION new jobs after Ronald Reagan’s tax cuts in 1981." Claire McCaskill stated on October 10, 2017 in a campaign statement: Says Josh Hawley "broke his promise to create a Public Corruption Unit to crack down on the pay-to-play culture of Jefferson City." Eric Greitens stated on August 23, 2017 in a Facebook live video: The University of Missouri saw "the biggest drop in enrollment of any major university in the country" since the 2015 protests. Andrew Koenig stated on August 18, 2017 in a tweet: "It's time to remove any statue of Margaret Sanger who was a white suprematist (sic), spoke at kkk events & supported by democrats. #prolife" Crystal Quade stated on August 9, 2017 in a letter: "The governor’s cuts would kick over 8,000 people out of their homes." Nate Walker stated on March 20, 2017 in on MissouriNet.com: "(Charter schools in Missouri) are actually failing in a greater capacity than the public school systems." Vicky Hartzler stated on March 14, 2017 in a tweet: "For too long, Obamacare has caused high premiums and dismal coverage. ... Under Obamacare premiums in job-based coverage have increased by $3,775" Eric Greitens stated on February 2, 2017 in a budget speech at Nixa’s Early Childhood Center: "K-12 education is getting more money this year than they did last year. ... It is a total increase of 4.1 percent." Eric Greitens stated on January 17, 2017 in his state of the state address: "Over 200 of our 520 school districts did not have a single student in physics." Kurt Schaefer stated on November 13, 2016 in an ad in the Columbia Daily Tribune: The 2016 and 2017 Missouri budget includes more funding for the University of Missouri than any time in the last 15 years. Jason Kander stated on August 10, 2016 in a campaign ad: Roy Blunt "voted to raise his own pay 12 times" while in Congress. Caleb Rowden stated on October 12, 2016 in a YouTube video: Democrat Stephen Webber "voted to allow sex offenders to be within 500 feet of childcare centers and playgrounds, and even voted to allow sex offenders to be coaches." Roy Blunt stated on August 3, 2016 in a campaign ad: "On three occasions, judges had to stop Jason Kander from manipulating elections."