Latest Half-True Fact-checks in Pennsylvania Instagram posts stated on October 27, 2022 in a screenshot shared on Instagram: Pennsylvania drop boxes were “pre-loaded” with ballots. Senate Majority PAC stated on October 11, 2022 in an ad: A dog endured “unimaginable pain and suffering” during heart research experiments, “just one of 300 killed in (Dr. Mehmet) Oz’s lab.” Planned Parenthood Votes stated on June 30, 2022 in an ad: Mehmet Oz “wants to make abortion a crime in Pennsylvania.” Our American Century stated on May 13, 2022 in an ad: Kathy Barnette "pretends she's America First, but repeatedly attacked President Trump." Joe Biden stated on April 14, 2022 in a speech at North Carolina A&T State University: "For four years, I was a full professor at the University of Pennsylvania." Carla Sands stated on January 19, 2022 in an ad: Joe Biden's “$4 trillion” Build Back Better bill is "the largest expansion of welfare programs in 60 years." X posts stated on November 3, 2020 in tweets: Poll watchers in Philadelphia prevented from entering polling places. Facebook posts stated on September 29, 2020 in a text post: Says Joe Biden “made it clear..No More Coal Fired Power Plants!! So, No More Coal!! Wake Up WV, PA,OH, KY” Viral image stated on June 19, 2020 in a viral image: NFL player “stood alone" while his whole team stayed in the locker room during the national anthem, “a real American patriot!” Donald Trump stated on May 14, 2020 in a speech: “You have areas of Pennsylvania that are barely affected and [the governor wants] to keep them closed.” Pat Toomey stated on April 15, 2020 in a Politico interview: “In a matter of days, and in some cases the moment may even have passed, that we’ve reached the peak of the rate of infections.” Brian Fitzpatrick stated on March 23, 2020 in comments he made on the radio: “We’ve got to give the American public a rough estimate of how long we think this is going to take, based mostly on the South Korean model, which seems to be the trajectory that we are on, thankfully, and not the Italian model.” Facebook posts stated on February 19, 2020 in a Facebook post: “Fact: Mike Bloomberg spent $12 million to re-elect a Senate Republican (Toomey) in 2016. Toomey beat the Dem (McGinty) by 1.5 points. If McGinty had won, Ds would have controlled the Senate after Doug Jones won and could have blocked Kavanaugh from the Supreme Court.” Tom Wolf stated on March 23, 2018 in Campaign video: "Pennsylvania (is) the only state in the country not to tax drillers." Scott Wagner stated on August 2, 2017 in a campaign video.: Eighty percent of the school tax bills in the state of Pennsylvania went up over last year. Paul Mango stated on July 24, 2017 in a Facebook post: "As Governor, Wolf has already proposed more than $8B in tax increases." Pat Toomey stated on June 25, 2017 in On "Face The Nation": "Remember, Obamacare created a new category of eligibility. Working-age, able-bodied adults with no dependents for the first time became eligible for Medicaid if their income is below 138 percent of the poverty level. We’re going to continue that eligibility. No one loses coverage." Michael Untermeyer stated on May 10, 2017 in a campaign ad.: "Michael Untermeyer has been a Democrat for more than 40 years." Wick Moorman stated on February 15, 2017 in In front of a Senate subcommittee: "More than ever our nation and the traveling public rely on Amtrak for mobility." Mike Pence stated on August 23, 2016 in a speech at a campaign rally.: "Hillary [Clinton] wants to raise taxes by over a trillion dollars." Mike Turzai stated on June 15, 2016 in an op-ed for PennLive: "Each [Corbett administration] budget finished in the black." Pat Toomey stated on June 27, 2016 in a statement: "Sanctuary cities such as Philadelphia refuse to cooperate with the federal government in locating suspected terrorists who are in their custody and are in the country illegally." Pat Toomey stated on April 27, 2016 in Pennsylvania: Says Katie McGinty "actually agrees with Hillary Clinton and the most liberal wing of the Democrats on everything." Philadelphia Daily News stated on April 14, 2016 in In an editorial: If you don't buy cigarettes at your local supermarket, your grocery bill won't go up a dime. The same is true of the sugary drink tax. If passed, you can avoid paying the tax by not buying sugary drinks. Tom Marino stated on May 5, 2016 in an interview on MSNBC.: Twenty million Americans are "out of work." Joe DeFelice stated on April 10, 2016 in As part of a Philadelphia Inquirer editorial: If the mayor were really serious about supporting Philly's schoolchildren and handling our city's looming fiscal crisis, he could begin by slashing the size of his own administration, which is already 45 percent larger than his predecessor's and 40 percent more costly. Stephen Zappala stated on March 22, 2016 in in a new ad.: Stephen Zappala is "the only DA in our state to convict an on-duty police officer of criminal homicide." Jim Kenney stated on February 17, 2016 in a speech before the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce: "An economic impact study found that for every $1 invested in pre-K in Pennsylvania, a total of $1.79 is generated in total spending within the state."