Latest Mostly True Fact-checks in Retirement Mark Kelly stated on September 2, 2020 in campaign website: Says Sen. Martha McSally “supported a plan to turn Medicare into a voucher program and ‘shift costs’ onto seniors” and “even supported raising the retirement age.” Rosemary Laird stated on March 14, 2017 in a Florida Senate committee hearing: "Currently, half a million Floridians have Alzheimer’s disease, and in less than 10 years, a 40 percent growth rate means that another 200,000 Floridians will develop this devastating illness." Hillary Clinton stated on June 27, 2016 in remarks in Cincinnati, Ohio: After Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, "within 24 hours, Americans lost $100 billion from our 401(k)s." Bernie Sanders stated on September 14, 2015 in a speech.: "The top 1/10th of 1 percent today in America owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent." Scott Walker stated on July 26, 2015 in a tweet: Wisconsin's pension system is the "only one fully funded in the country." Bernie Sanders stated on July 1, 2015 in a speech: "The top one-tenth of 1 percent" of Americans "own almost as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent." Mike Huckabee stated on June 2, 2015 in a speech at Gov. Rick Scott's economic summit in Orlando: "Sixty million Americans depend on Social Security, and one-third of all the seniors in America depend on Social Security for 90 percent of their income." Ernest Almonte stated on October 5, 2014 in an interview on WLNE's "On the Record": "I was speaking out on pension reform almost 17 years ago." American LeadHERship PAC stated on October 8, 2014 in a TV commercial: "As mayor, [Allan Fung] raised taxes three times." Seth Magaziner stated on July 13, 2014 in a debate on WPRI-TV: Rhode Island's state pension system "underperformed the median three out of the four years that Mr. [Frank] Caprio was in office." Nan Rich stated on July 11, 2014 in a speech to the Florida Press Association: "Tourism and retirees are the dominant economic engines in our state." Gina Raimondo stated on October 21, 2013 in a fundraising letter.: "Providence has more of its pension fund invested in hedge funds and is less transparent" about it than the state. Dennis Richardson stated on March 15, 2013 in a newsletter: Says "$1,100 of the tuition paid by every Oregon university student annually goes just to pay the costs of PERS." Tim Knopp stated on February 12, 2013 in a press release: Knopp says he upheld a campaign promise not to join the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Jesse Ventura stated on September 14, 2012 in an interview on MyCentralJersey.com: "There’s 21 congressmen and senators that have been convicted of felonies that still get their retirement, even in jail. They don’t have to wait until they’re 65." Dannel Malloy stated on July 23, 2012 in a radio interview: Says Chris Christie "has refused to fund pensions by billions of dollars," and got legislative approval to begin "properly funding pensions" in 2018. Richard Codey stated on January 16, 2012 in a radio interview: "And by the way, when I was governor, I did make the payment into the pension fund." David Cicilline stated on December 25, 2011 in an appearance on WPRI's Newsmakers: "I think with the exception of the last year or maybe the last two years, we were at 100 percent" when it came to contributing to the Providence pension fund. Loretta Weinberg stated on November 21, 2011 in a column on bluejersey.com: "(Chris Christie) has not paid one dollar of state money into our pension system, and then states that the system is broke." Rachel Maddow stated on September 19, 2011 in on "The Rachel Maddow Show": "Poverty among Americans 65 and over is statistically unchanged" in recent years because of Social Security. Gina Raimondo stated on July 10, 2011 in an appearance on 10 News Conference: "The average 401(k) in America of a person who's 60 years old is under $100,000." Rick Scott stated on December 14, 2010 in a meeting with state legislators.: "We are the only state in the country that state employees don't contribute [to their pensions]."