Latest Mostly True Fact-checks in Texas Veronica Escobar stated on February 4, 2020 in a speech: “House Democrats have passed more than 275 bipartisan bills this Congress." Henry Cisneros stated on January 29, 2020 in a meeting: Says San Antonio has “the lowest per capita income of any major Texas city.” Elizabeth Warren stated on January 4, 2020 in a speech: "We were living outside of Houston and that’s when I found it: a commuter college, 45 minutes away that cost $50 a semester." Lizzie Pannill Fletcher stated on November 20, 2019 in a tweet: "In Texas, Latinas make less than $0.45 for every dollar a man makes. That makes us 49th in the nation." Sid Miller stated on November 9, 2019 in a Facebook post: "Confederate veterans were conferred with many of the same benefits of other United States military veterans by Acts of Congress back in 1929 and 1957." Gina Hinojosa stated on September 4, 2019 in a press conference: "You can have an active warrant for your arrest for murder and legally pass a background check system in the state of Texas" to purchase a gun. Julián Castro stated on June 30, 2019 in an interview: Says Section 1325 of U.S. immigration law was "put into place in 1929, by a segregationist." Beto O'Rourke stated on April 29, 2019 in climate change plan: "Race is the No. 1 indicator for where toxic and polluting facilities are today." Paul Bettencourt stated on April 2, 2019 in a resolution: "194,000 criminal aliens booked into Texas jails from 2011-2019 were charged with more than 299,000 criminal offenses." Donna Campbell stated on April 1, 2019 in the Texas Senate: Abortion providers perform almost 60,000 procedures in Texas every year. Julián Castro stated on April 1, 2019 in a Medium post: Says that the George W. Bush administration in 2005 revived a long-standing law when it "decided to charge those that crossed the border with criminal violations, rather than civil ones." Children at Risk stated on March 19, 2019 in a press conference: "Right now, only 11 percent of the 15,000 child care providers in Texas are certified as meeting quality standards." Club for Growth stated on March 10, 2019 in in a TV ad: Says Beto O’Rourke crashed into barriers, "causing a collision while driving drunk, then fleeing the scene to avoid accountability." Club for Growth stated on March 10, 2019 in in a TV ad: Says Beto O’Rourke perpetuated stereotypes, "casting aspersions on working women whose ‘only qualifications seemed to be large breasts and tight buttocks’." Greg Abbott stated on March 4, 2019 in a press conference: "On a per capita basis, Irving-Las Colinas has more Fortune 500 companies than any city in the United States of America." Chip Roy stated on February 27, 2019 in a hearing for the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee: "We amass about $100 million in debt per hour, which means we've blown through 300, 400, 450 million dollars during this charade." Beto O'Rourke stated on February 8, 2019 in a blog post: When visa holders exit the United States and enter Mexico, "if they leave through a land port of entry we literally have no clue if they are still here or have returned to their country of origin." Ted Cruz stated on August 28, 2018 in an online video ad: Says Beto O’Rourke "voted against" Hurricane Harvey "tax relief." M.J. Hegar stated on August 21, 2018 in an interview on Spectrum Cable's "Capital Tonight": Says U.S. Rep. John Carter "hasn’t held a town hall in five years." Beto O'Rourke stated on July 26, 2018 in an ad in the Houston Defender: Says "black Americans have 10 times less wealth than white Americans." Beto O'Rourke stated on March 16, 2018 in remarks on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher": "Texas is one of the most gerrymandered states in the union." Donna Howard stated on July 18, 2018 in a tweet: Says Texas charter schools "get 100% state $/pupil funding while district schools (95% students) get about 1/3 funding from state w/ rest coming from local prop taxes (which is why those taxes are so high). Districts getting less b/c scarce $ going to charters." Ted Cruz stated on August 3, 2018 in a video ad made public by the Texas Tribune: Says Beto O’Rourke is "open to abolishing ICE." Omar Rachid stated on July 21, 2018 in a San Antonio Express-News story: "Muslims in America have been subjected to more insults, attacks and hate crimes in the last two or three years than ever before, specifically more than after 9-11." Republican Party of Texas stated on July 14, 2018 in a fundraising email blast: Says a poll showed Democrat Beto O’Rourke within 2 percentage points of Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. Greg Abbott stated on June 27, 2018 in a fundraising conference call with supporters: "In Houston, Texas, there are more brothels than there are Starbucks." Jim Spencer stated on June 18, 2018 in a news blog post: Says May 2018 marked the 401st straight month of global temperatures exceeding the 20th century average. Lupe Valdez stated on May 7, 2018 in an online survey: "After Texas cut" its "two-year family planning budget by $73 million, one in four clinics closed their doors." Lupe Valdez stated on May 23, 2018 in a New York Times news story: "One in six Texans don’t have health care. We’re the most uninsured state in the U.S." Greg Casar stated on May 8, 2018 in an Austin American-Statesman news story: Says Austin has "been ranked repeatedly as one of the most, if not the most, economically segregated cities in the country."