Latest Mostly False Fact-checks in New York Chris Jacobs stated on March 4, 2020 in a television commercial: "Nate McMurray wants to reward illegals with amnesty." Michael Bloomberg stated on February 20, 2020 in a tweeted video: Video shows Democratic presidential candidates speechless for 20 seconds when discussing whether any of them started a business. 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” 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." Nathan McMurray stated on September 10, 2019 in a Tweet: "Under @BarackObama illegal immigration dropped to a 50-year low." 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." Andrew Cuomo stated on March 11, 2019 in a news conference: "Fifty-two counties have average taxes of above the SALT $10,000 cap." 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." Patricia Fahy stated on January 14, 2019 in a radio interview: As for recreational marijuana revenue projections, "we are seeing all those numbers reach disappointing levels in the states that have legalized. They’re not meeting their targets for the most part." Antonio Delgado stated on September 12, 2018 in a TV ad: Says U.S. Rep. John Faso "voted for an age tax on seniors." Andrew Cuomo stated on August 29, 2018 in a debate between Democratic candidates for governor, at Hofstra University.: "We passed the toughest gun control law in the United States of America, the SAFE Act." Christine Quinn stated on May 23, 2018 in a presentation at the State Democratic Convention: New York state has the "second highest millionaires tax in the nation." Cynthia Nixon stated on March 20, 2018 in her announcement to run for governor: "Since taking office, Andrew Cuomo has given massive tax breaks to corporations and the super rich." Kellyanne Conway stated on February 11, 2018 in an interview on ABC's 'This Week': "I don’t need a lecture from Kirsten Gillibrand or anybody else who protected and defended and harbored a sitting president who had sexual relations in the Oval Office and was impeached for lying." Claudia Tenney stated on December 3, 2017 in a local news interview: On the Republican tax plan: "Unfortunately, the wealthy are, again, not going to do well in this bill" Andrew Cuomo stated on November 6, 2017 in a conference call: "Bump stocks are already illegal in the state of New York. You can't buy one." Chris Collins stated on August 2, 2017 in an op-ed for The Buffalo News: "Violent crimes where a firearm is used have remained static since 2013 in both New York State and Erie County" Kirsten Gillibrand stated on May 16, 2017 in a speech at a conference: A national paid leave program "would potentially put into the economy $21 billion dollars annually." Club for Growth stated on April 15, 2017 in an ad aired on radio and television: The conservative proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act "lowers premiums by giving New York the freedom to end Obamacare’s costly and ridiculous rules." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on March 27, 2017 in an interview in the Press-Republican newspaper in Plattsburgh: The Keystone XL pipeline "doesn’t even have any oil for America." Brian Higgins stated on March 30, 2017 in a memo to the Train Station Site Selection Committee and press release on his website: Two options for a new train station site in Buffalo are at Canalside Andrew Cuomo stated on February 23, 2017 in and in several other statements over the past two months.: The proposed state budget contains "an additional tax cut for the middle class." Michael Long stated on October 14, 2016 in an interview on Capital Tonight: Because of its higher minimum wage, New York State is "already showing signs of various companies picking up and leaving." Elise Stefanik stated on October 6, 2016 in a television ad: When asked about bills in Congress important to the North Country, Derrick responded ‘I just don’t know enough about it.’ Donald Trump stated on September 15, 2016 in an interview on Live From the State Capitol: "New York State has been horribly, horribly hurt by NAFTA" Matt Tighe stated on September 25, 2016 in a story in The Buffalo News: Chris Jacobs "has been financed by the same men who are now facing charges in one of Western New York’s largest public corruption schemes" Bill de Blasio stated on June 23, 2016 in a press conference at New York City Hall.: Says "220,000 New Yorkers would have immediately benefitted had President Obama’s executive action been affirmed. So almost a quarter million of our fellow New Yorkers who are hurting right now whose rights and opportunities were taken away by the Supreme Court." Andrew Cuomo stated on June 22, 2016 in a press conference in Buffalo before signing legislation to combat heroin addiction.: "We’re losing as many people to heroin and opioid overdoses as we lost to the AIDS epidemic at its peak."