Latest Fact-checks in New York Free Thought Project stated on January 24, 2020 in in a blog post: “State Forces Citizens to Pay for ‘Stargazing Permit’ to View Night Sky in Public Parks” Charles Schumer stated on January 24, 2020 in a news conference: "The American people are overwhelmingly with us" in calling witnesses in Senate trial Michael Bloomberg stated on January 1, 2020 in a television ad: "Mayor Bloomberg helped lower the number of uninsured by 40 percent, covering 700,000 more New Yorkers" Andrew Cuomo stated on January 8, 2020 in a speech: "We have the lowest corporate tax rate since 1968." Michael Bloomberg stated on December 15, 2019 in a speech: "We cut New York City’s carbon footprint twice as much as the rest of the country." New York City Police Benevolent Association stated on December 2, 2019 in a Tweet: "Defendants charged with producing, directing or promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child will be arraigned & set free." David DiPietro stated on October 30, 2019 in an interview: When it comes to how many of the 35 different federal welfare benefits each state can offer, "the average in the country is about 12 to 14. Why are we giving every one?" Donald Trump Jr. stated on November 1, 2019 in a Tweet: "Tens of thousands" of people leave New York every week. Crystal Peoples-Stokes stated on October 9, 2019 in a radio interview: "If folks are vaping a legal medical cannabis product that comes from any of the New York state operators, they will not have to worry about the negative impacts on their lungs." Brian Kolb stated on September 24, 2019 in a Tweet: The Buffalo Billion is "still breaking every job promise" Nathan McMurray stated on September 10, 2019 in a Tweet: "Under @BarackObama illegal immigration dropped to a 50-year low." Tom Reed stated on August 20, 2019 in a Tweet: After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, "the typical American worker’s pay growing at more than 3 percent a year, record low unemployment." Donald Trump stated on August 13, 2019 in a speech: "From 2010 to 2017, natural gas production plummeted by nearly 70 percent in New York, but it soared almost 1,000 percent in Pennsylvania." Andrew Cuomo stated on July 19, 2019 in a radio interview: Property taxes have "nothing to do with the state." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on July 9, 2019 in a campaign event: A transaction tax in countries like the UK "didn't affect their financial markets at all." John Flanagan stated on June 18, 2019 in a radio interview: "The Senate Democrats have not provided one tax cut." Michael Kearns stated on June 17, 2019 in a Tweet: Undocumented drivers "have protections that US citizens don’t receive under Green light bill." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on June 10, 2019 in an interview: "Even in the last Congress, President Trump signed 18 of my bills." Bill de Blasio stated on May 17, 2019 in an interview: "We’ve lifted hundreds of thousands of people out of poverty in the last five years." Chris Collins stated on May 21, 2019 in a fundraising email: Says Chris Jacobs is a "Never Trumper." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on May 10, 2019 in a campaign stop: "I actually in 2005 ran on Medicare for all." Donald Trump stated on April 29, 2019 in a Tweet: "They didn’t even put up a fight against SALT" Letitia James stated on April 23, 2019 in a news conference: "The enumeration clause speaks to the count of every individual, and not just Americans, not just citizens." Donald Trump stated on April 12, 2019 in a tweet: "In New York State, Democrats blocked a Bill expanding College Tuition for Gold Star families after approving aid for illegal immigrants." Andrew Cuomo stated on March 11, 2019 in a news conference: "Fifty-two counties have average taxes of above the SALT $10,000 cap." John Flanagan stated on April 1, 2019 in a news release: The state budget fully funds "an initiative to provide free college tuition for illegal immigrants, while rejecting an increase in Tuition Assistance Program funding that would help middle-class families afford college." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on March 18, 2019 in a town hall: For Cabinet posts, "I have the best voting record against Trump nominees of anyone else running for president" Andrew Cuomo stated on March 12, 2019 in a speech: There’s been a "20 percent increase in young people coming back to Buffalo after a decade where we lost 10 percent of our young people." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on February 25, 2019 in in a news conference: "Almost every day another 9/11 survivor or responder dies from a 9/11-related cancer." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on February 7, 2019 in a tweet: "A black woman in New York City is 12 times more likely to die in childbirth than a white woman."