Ban stalled, wouldn't spill onto 7-Elevens anyway
Says New York has ‘bureaucrats telling you whether you can even drink a Big Gulp.’
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
Report keeps crystal ball under wraps
A state report’s "projection is that approximately half of public employees" would live outside municipal boundaries in a decade if the state bans local residency requirements.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, May 19th, 2013
A statement without any support.
Says the initial Portland plastic bag ban represented "only a modest share of total single-use checkout bag use."
— Politifact Oregon on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
Audit wouldn't have been ready before the election anyway
David Cicilline was "required to provide key information about city finances to an independent outside auditor. The deadlines were clear -- yet [he intentionally] missed them by months" until after the November 2010 election.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, September 14th, 2012
Access delayed, access denied.
"The auditor [for the city of Providence] was not locked out" of access to the city's finances.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, September 7th, 2012
Bus service was on its way out before he took office
Says "As Mayor of Wilsonville, I drove TriMet out of town and replaced their bloated transit system with our own local bus line that offers better service and has saved our businesses millions of dollars."
— Politifact Oregon on Thursday, June 7th, 2012
Barrett’s position not as clear as described
Says Democratic recall opponent Tom Barrett is campaigning on "lifting property tax" limits.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, May 11th, 2012
It wasn't for lack of trying
Says "I never billed a single hour of my time to the City of Portland in the last 10 years -- so, no revolving door."
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, May 5th, 2012
Can't nail down cause and effect
Says "my advocacy questioning contracting out in Parks … delayed and altered the renewal of the Brooks contract, and reduced the number of contracted employees in Parks from over 100 to fewer than 40."
— Politifact Oregon on Thursday, April 26th, 2012
Don't forget public sector money
Says there's $4 billion in private investment along the streetcar.
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, October 22nd, 2011
Dozens of protest camps is more like it
Says "There are now Occupy Wall Street camps in hundreds of cities across the United States."
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, October 15th, 2011
Says one of Austin City Council Member Randi Shade’s biggest contributors is the lobbyist for the Formula 1 racetrack planned outside Austin.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, May 6th, 2011
$10 million is more than "very little"
"When I took office in 2003, we had very little reserves."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, March 20th, 2011