Lawmaker has numbers on lockdown
"We saw the prison population expand and vacancy rates for correctional officers go from 2.9% to 15.2%" over the last eight years.
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
Family included in the numbers
"Only 12% of legal immigrants are selected based on skill or based on merit. In countries like Canada, Australia and New Zealand, and others, that number is closer to 60, and even 70 and 75% in some cases."
— PolitiFact National
on Friday, May 24th, 2019
No, not for the same work
"In America today, women on average are paid 80 cents on the dollar of what men are paid for the same work."
— PolitiFact California
on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Not exact, but close
"Black women make only around 63 cents while Native American women earn 58 cents, and Hispanic women make just 54 cents in comparison to every dollar a man makes."
— PolitiFact West Virginia
on Thursday, May 16th, 2019
The state gained nearly 50,000 jobs
"The last time Illinois raised the minimum wage in 2006, the very next year this state lost 50,000 jobs. The prediction this time is, we’ll lose 90,000 jobs."
— PolitiFact Illinois
on Sunday, May 5th, 2019