Latest Mostly False Fact-checks in Taxes Bernie Sanders stated on February 15, 2020 in a speech in Las Vegas: Says Mike Bloomberg “opposed modest proposals during Barack Obama’s presidency to raise taxes on the wealthy, while advocating for cuts to Medicare and Social Security.” John Nygren stated on January 22, 2020 in a news release: Says Gov. Tony Evers "proposed raising taxes on the agriculture industry to pay for expanded welfare programs." Tony Evers stated on January 22, 2020 in the State of the State: “I delivered on my campaign promise for a 10% tax cut for Wisconsin families.” Bill Brady stated on January 18, 2020 in a speech: Says Oregon’s highest income tax bracket included anyone making more than $250,000 in 2012 before the state expanded its upper bracket to include "anyone making more than $125,000." Kamala Harris stated on November 13, 2019 in a Facebook ad: "In America, there is a father who is holding down two jobs and paying more taxes than the richest 400 families in America." Kirsten Gillibrand stated on July 9, 2019 in a campaign event: A transaction tax in countries like the UK "didn't affect their financial markets at all." Priorities USA Action stated on July 23, 2019 in a digital ad: "Trump wants to cut (Medicare) just to pay for tax breaks to billionaires." Bernie Sanders stated on July 17, 2019 in a speech at George Washington University: With Medicare for All, "study after study has shown that ... the average middle-class families will save $3,000 each and every year on their health care bills." John Flanagan stated on June 18, 2019 in a radio interview: "The Senate Democrats have not provided one tax cut." Chris Taylor stated on May 30, 2019 in a statement to the Joint Committee on Finance: Voucher schools have increased property taxes by $1 billion since 2011 Joe Biden stated on June 11, 2019 in a speech in Iowa: "Why should you get a break for racehorses and not get a break for child care?" Jim Durkin stated on June 3, 2019 in a radio interview: "There are parts of I-80 near Joliet that school buses are not allowed to cross because of the fragile nature of a bridge." Tina Freitas stated on April 8, 2019 in a radio interview.: State Sen. Emmett Hanger "has voted for the three largest tax increases - proposed tax increases - in Virginia history." Think Big Illinois stated on April 16, 2019 in an ad: "In almost every state with an income tax, wealthy people pay a higher tax rate than the middle class." Andrew Cuomo stated on March 11, 2019 in a news conference: "Fifty-two counties have average taxes of above the SALT $10,000 cap." Mark Walker stated on March 7, 2019 in an ad video: "HR 1 is going to take your hard-earned tax dollars and millions more and send them to (a political candidate’s) campaign so (they) can put ads on TV." James Lankford stated on March 6, 2019 in an interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe": "Tax revenue went up, actually, $14 billion last year after the tax cut actually occurred. We had greater revenue." JB Pritzker stated on February 20, 2019 in a speech: Says taxing more services, taxing retirement income and increasing the flat-rate income tax would "fall disproportionately on the working poor and the middle class." Kamala Harris stated on February 11, 2019 in a tweet: "The average tax refund is down about $170 compared to last year. Let’s call the President’s tax cut what it is: a middle-class tax hike to line the pockets of already wealthy corporations and the 1%." Michael Moore stated on February 1, 2019 in an interview: "Seventy percent of the American public agree with" Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "on having the top marginal (tax) rate for the rich" at 70 percent, and "that's a Fox News Poll saying that." Scott Walker stated on January 16, 2019 in a tweet: During the three times the top marginal tax rates were lowered in the 20th century, "revenues actually went up while the economy improved in America." Gery Chico stated on January 16, 2019 in a campaign ad: "In Springfield, Susana Mendoza voted to hit working families with a massive new soda tax." Eileen Filler-Corn stated on January 15, 2019 in a floor speech.: "There is no tax increase in the governor’s budget plan." Maria Bartiromo stated on January 22, 2019 in in an interview: "According to the Tax Foundation, the top 10 percent of earners already pay almost 80 percent of all taxes." Susana Mendoza stated on January 6, 2019 in a radio interview: "Every city that has a commuter tax — look at Detroit, Philadelphia — they are actually stagnating in terms of their economy. It’s been a job-killer." Lori Lightfoot stated on November 19, 2018 in a debate appearance: Says Chicagoans "live in one of the most taxed cities and the most taxed county, unfortunately, in the country." Gil Cisneros stated on September 17, 2018 in a spoof website: Says California Republican Young Kim is "a tax cheat" who "illegally claimed a $7,000 annual homestead exemption on a house she wasn’t living in," had "multiple tax liens placed on her" as a result and "owes over $10,000 in unpaid federal income taxes." FreedomWorks stated on October 24, 2018 in a Facebook ad: Says "Dan McCready wants to repeal tax cuts that saves (sic) you $1,300" per year. Phil Scott stated on October 10, 2018 in a debate: "We have the most progressive tax system in the country, right here in Vermont." Mike DeWine stated on October 20, 2018 in an ad: "During the Strickland-Cordray era, taxes were raised by $800 million and Ohio lost 400,000 jobs."