Latest True Fact-checks in New York Andrew Cuomo stated on March 17, 2020 in a news conference: “No city in the state can quarantine itself without state approval.” Michael Bloomberg stated on January 30, 2020 in a news release: During his tenure as mayor of New York City, “street homelessness decreased by 28 percent.” 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." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on May 10, 2019 in a campaign stop: "I actually in 2005 ran on Medicare for all." 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." 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" Nita Lowey stated on January 7, 2019 in a radio interview: "The facts are, the majority of opioids and all kinds of other things that are connected to the opioids are coming through the point of entry." Andrew Cuomo stated on December 17, 2018 in a speech: New York has passed "the best paid family leave" program in the United States of America. Andrew Cuomo stated on November 19, 2018 in a radio interview: "There is nothing that we have done on Amazon that we have not done with hundreds of other projects." Nathan McMurray stated on October 30, 2018 in a debate: "Do you know that New York State pays out way more than they ever get back?" Marc Molinaro stated on October 23, 2018 in a debate between candidates for governor in New York City: On spending growth under Gov. Andrew Cuomo: "Despite the fact that you continue to suggest that you’ve been able to hold the two percent, you haven’t." Andrew Cuomo stated on October 16, 2018 in a campaign advertisement: "He even supports putting a female inmate in shackles during childbirth." Andrew Cuomo stated on September 14, 2018 in a news conference in New York City: "I think I received more votes in the Democratic primary than any governor in history." Nathan McMurray stated on August 8, 2018 in a news conference at the UAW 897 hall in Hamburg. : Says he’s a "small-town supervisor who has kept a balanced budget, who has increased surpluses, who has led us to the highest credit rating our town has ever had." Donald Trump stated on May 10, 2018 in a tweet: "Senator Cryin’ Chuck Schumer fought hard against the Bad Iran Deal, even going at it with President Obama, & then Voted AGAINST it! Now he says I should not have terminated the deal" James Tedisco stated on April 13, 2018 in a blog post : After the minimum wage for tipped workers was raised in Maine, the state "reversed that decision due to restaurant employees organizing en masse against the measure." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on April 20, 2018 in a tweet: "Black and Latino people in NYC are arrested at TEN times the rate of white people for virtually the same rate of marijuana usage." Marc Molinaro stated on April 2, 2018 in a conversation with reporters: New York has "among the highest tax burdens of any state in the nation" Cynthia Nixon stated on March 22, 2018 in a Buffalo News article: "In one day of fundraising I received more small donor (contributions) than Andrew Cuomo received in seven years." Andrew Cuomo stated on March 13, 2018 in remarks at a rally: "Half of the American women who are murdered are killed by their intimate partners." Marco Rubio stated on February 22, 2018 in a tweet: "Under N.Y. State ‘Assault Weapon’ ban 1 simple cosmetic change pictured here is difference between legal & banned" Edward Cox stated on February 10, 2018 in opening remarks at a Republican gubernatorial debate: About New York state: "We have the highest debt per capita." Andrea Stewart-Cousins stated on January 23, 2018 in a press conference: "New York consistently ranks as one of the worst voting turnout states in the nation." Brian Kavanagh stated on January 17, 2018 in a press conference: "New York has the third lowest rate of gun-caused death in America." Robert Mujica stated on January 18, 2018 in a radio interview: "70 percent of the income tax that the state collects happens to come from Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk and New York City" Bill de Blasio stated on January 3, 2018 in a press conference: "The graduation rate in New York City has increased by 50 percent in 13 years" Michael Kearns stated on October 23, 2017 in a television ad: "When I saw corruption and sexual harassment cover-ups I called on Sheldon Silver to resign."