Flooded with misstatements
After Hurricane Hermine in 2016, Tallahassee "didn’t have power for weeks because (Mayor Andrew Gillum) stood in the way of crews being able to come in and restore power, because they weren’t members of the right union or something."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
He met with FBI
Says Andrew Gillum is running "from the FBI."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, October 12th, 2018
Chinese is No. 3
Says Arabic "is the third most-common language in Austin."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, June 5th, 2017
Not that much, not that little
"Since 2012," city of Austin "property taxes have gone up almost 30 percent while incomes have only risen 4 percent."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, April 7th, 2017
The city misreported the stat
"Immigrants are responsible for 96 percent of our small biz growth since 2000."
— Politifact Pennsylvania on Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
If Austin voters reject Proposition 1, a "completely new City-run" criminal background check "process will cost millions in processing fees, additional staff, and bureaucracy" with taxpayers getting "the bill."
— Politifact Texas on Saturday, April 30th, 2016
Facts flushed away
Charlotte’s anti-discrimination ordinance would have "opened all bathrooms to all sexes at all times" if it hadn’t been overturned.
— Politifact North Carolina on Friday, April 8th, 2016
Lawyers say it changes a lot
"We have not taken away any rights that have currently existed in any city in North Carolina" with the passage of HB2.
— Politifact North Carolina on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
Incidence rates mostly have declined
"HIV/AIDS among women is skyrocketing in Austin."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, October 2nd, 2015
A crazy rabbit hole
"The profit [from automated traffic enforcement cameras] is going to the private corporations, not to the city or state."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, June 14th, 2015
Millionaires can rest easy
"According to HUD, it is patently unfair and socially unjust that wealthy people can live in an exclusive neighborhood."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, December 14th, 2014
Austin is "burdened by the fastest-growing tax increases of any major city in the nation."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, November 28th, 2014
Garbage in, garbage out
"The increase in the garbage tax that [Mayor Allan Fung] imposed in Cranston for some people has been as much as $200."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, July 27th, 2014
Poll is nearly two years old and not exactly on point
A poll taken "a few months ago" found "70 percent approval or higher" for the Act 10 collective bargaining law.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, April 6th, 2014
Many cooks in this tax stew
Says Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is responsible for the roughly $7,800 "I pay in property taxes per year."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, February 7th, 2014
But 52% more folks used just 21% more water
San Antonio has seen "67% growth" in water customers "in the last 25 years, 0% more water used."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, January 17th, 2014
Law doesn’t prevent them now, and business owners still could
A proposed San Antonio ordinance will allow men into women’s restrooms in the city.
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
Not enough money to bear growth is not the same as a dollar cut
Says, "In the last four years we’ve cut $36 million in ongoing revenue."
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, December 15th, 2012
Even Campfield says he erred
Says that "you can’t destroy the guns purchased in a (gun) buyback program as the city (of Memphis) wants to do."
— Politifact Tennessee on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
The mayor way overshoots his target
Says Gov. Scott Walker made "draconian cuts" to public safety budgets that put police officers at "greater risk of harm."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, June 3rd, 2012