Latest Mostly True Fact-checks in New York 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." 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." 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 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." Michael Bloomberg stated on January 21, 2019 in a speech: "All of this work helped us increase graduation rates by 42 percent and substantially reduce the racial achievement gap." Carl Heastie stated on November 30, 2018 in a public hearing: "Under any objective measure, our static compensation has failed to keep pace with economic realities." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on November 12, 2018 in a television interview: "Studies even show that when women go to Congress they get more things done - more bipartisan effort, more bills passed." Nathan McMurray stated on August 18, 2018 in a statement on his campaign website: "Evidence is mounting that marijuana legalization reduces opioid addiction numbers." Donald Trump stated on May 30, 2018 in a tweet: Rep. Dan Donovan "voted for Tax Cuts" Cynthia Nixon stated on March 26, 2018 in a press conference: Four years after Gov. Andrew Cuomo promised universal pre-K, "79 percent of 4-year olds outside New York City lack full-day pre-K." John Faso stated on February 27, 2018 in an interview on C-SPAN: "The vast majority of crime that is gun related is committed by people who illegally are possessing that firearm." Chris Collins stated on February 27, 2018 in a tweet: "Because of #TaxReform, 4 million American workers have received raises and bonuses, and 90% of Americans are seeing bigger paychecks this month." Edward Cox stated on January 9, 2018 in a radio interview: "Of all the 62 counties in New York state, all of them, unemployment is going up except for the five counties of New York City." Kathy Sheehan stated on November 16, 2017 in an interview on Tucker Carlson Tonight: "Simply being in this country without documentation is not a crime" The Creative Resistance stated on October 24, 2017 in a video: "IDC members also get tons of campaign money from real estate, charter school, and health care lobbyists, some of whom are Republicans with connections to Trump" Andrew Cuomo stated on October 6, 2017 in a statement: "Women in our state will continue to have cost-free access to reproductive health care" Edward Cox stated on September 19, 2017 in a conversation with reporters: New York has "the biggest outmigration of citizens of any state." José Serrano stated on September 12, 2017 in a tweet: "Republicans want to restore #gunrights to felons" Sean Patrick Maloney stated on August 3, 2017 in a radio interview: "Most people on Medicaid are kids, or seniors, or the disabled." Kathy Hochul stated on May 25, 2017 in a speech at City & State’s State of NY Women forum: "We have pay equity. When you think about that wage gap, we all know it's 78 cents to the dollar. Well, in New York state it's 90 cents to the dollar." Patrick Gallivan stated on March 27, 2017 in a press conference: Of "30,000 individuals arrested a year for crimes that are 16 or 17, over 95 percent of them do not result in a criminal conviction. Only 1.5 percent of them ultimately go to state prison." Martin Golden stated on January 30, 2017 in a press conference announcing the Community Heroes Protection Act: "Just last year, alone, 710 police officers" were assaulted in New York state. Deborah Glick stated on January 17, 2017 in a debate in the Assembly chamber: "New York state law says you are alive when you begin to breathe." Carl Heastie stated on October 24, 2016 in an article from WBFO: Since the salary for state lawmakers was raised to $79,500, "that purchasing power has now been reduced to $53,000." Robert Duffy stated on August 19, 2016 in an op-ed in the Rochester Business Journal: If upstate New York split from downstate "the economic indicators of upstate New York would be among the lowest in the country." Andrew Cuomo stated on June 22, 2016 in a press conference and several other recent public appearances.: Says middle-class New York State residents will have the "lowest tax rate in 70 years." Michael Caputo stated on June 22, 2016 in an interview on Capital Tonight, Time Warner Cable News.: Says Donald Trump "spent the least amount of money of any of the competitive primary contenders that he beat so badly."