Latest Half-True Fact-checks in New York Donald Trump stated on March 2, 2020 in a Tweet: Michael Bloomberg “did not poll well as mayor in handling crisis!” Brian Kolb stated on September 24, 2019 in a Tweet: The Buffalo Billion is "still breaking every job promise" 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." Andrew Cuomo stated on July 19, 2019 in a radio interview: Property taxes have "nothing to do with the state." 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." 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." Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stated on February 5, 2019 in an interview on MSNBC: "70 percent of Americans believe in improved and expanded Medicare for All." Edward Cox stated on May 1, 2018 in an interview on The Capital Pressroom: Marc Molinaro "has cut taxes, his budget now is lower than it was six years ago" in Dutchess County Chele Farley stated on April 23, 2018 in an interview on Capital Tonight: "Kirsten Gillibrand has put forward 331 bills since she's been in Congress. Do you know how many of them have been passed into law? Zero!" Brian Kolb stated on December 9, 2017 in an op-ed: "New York state spends more than $8 billion in taxpayer money each year on job-creation programs - more than the combined total of the next three largest states" Kirsten Gillibrand stated on December 15, 2017 in Buffalo: "The truth is this tax [plan] raises middle-class taxes." Andrew Cuomo stated on November 14, 2017 in a tweet: Congressional Republicans "want to take health care from millions of Americans in order to pay for" a tax bill. Kevin Cahill stated on October 11, 2017 in a radio interview on The Capitol Pressroom: Abortion in the U.S. "is at an all time legal low." Andrew Cuomo stated on July 18, 2017 in an article on LinkedIn: "70 million Americans have a criminal record — that’s one in three adults." Raymond Walter stated on June 23, 2017 in a press release: "Western New Yorkers pay some of the highest property taxes in the state." Marc Butler stated on March 1, 2017 in a press conference to repeal the SAFE Act: "We have counties where there have been one arrest under the SAFE Act. It indicates there's not a whole lot of interest in enforcing this in our upstate counties." Bill de Blasio stated on February 13, 2017 in his 2017 State of the City address: "We raised the minimum wage to $15 first in city government. Now, working together with people in Albany, it's the law of the state." Andrew Cuomo stated on January 17, 2017 in his executive budget presentation: "Thirty years ago we were the most college-educated country on the globe. Today we are No. 11." Andrew Cuomo stated on November 16, 2016 in a speech in Fishkill, NY: "Taxes for every New Yorker are lower today than when I started" Uber stated on November 28, 2016 in an online petition and in a press release: A recent study found "that cities where Uber operates have 3.6%-5.6% fewer drunk driving deaths than cities without access to ridesharing." Claudia Tenney stated on July 7, 2016 in a press release.: Kim Myers "voted repeatedly to raise taxes on the people of Broome County, but made millions off of tax savings when her family business relocated its headquarters." Rudy Giuliani stated on July 18, 2016 in a speech at the Republican National Convention.: The Iran nuclear deal is "putting billions of dollars back into a country that’s the world’s largest supporter of terrorism. We are actually giving them the money to fund the terrorists that are killing us and our allies." Zephyr Teachout stated on June 28, 2016 in her victory speech after winning the Democratic primary.: "John Faso took money from fossil fuel companies as they tried to take your land by eminent domain for a fracked gas pipeline."