The EPA told us to
Says the mayor’s job "is to make sure that if somebody is trying to build a set of water treatment plants to cure us from cryptosporidium we don’t have, we don't say yes even if CH2M Hill wants us to."
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, May 5th, 2012
Not with a 2009 deadline
Says we could have saved ourselves the cost of building the Powell Butte water reservoir.
On a hypothetical balance sheet
Says she is "saving ratepayers $6 million/year."
— Politifact Oregon on Friday, May 4th, 2012
He's helped schools, just not in 2003
Says "I worked with our Mayor and other commissioners to help save the school year when a budget crisis in Salem threatened to cut four weeks of the school year," including negotiating with teachers to work for free.
— Politifact Oregon on Friday, April 27th, 2012
It's must see TV, Mr. Mayor.
"We don’t allow filming inside of the City Hall unless there is a specific reason."
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
City officials took themselves there
Says New Jersey Devils managing partner Jeff Vanderbeek "took us into arbitration."
— Politifact New Jersey on Thursday, April 12th, 2012
That many may work in the city, but they don't all work for the city
Says "the City of Portland alone has 84 public relation representatives on payroll which cost taxpayers over $6.2 million (a year)."
— Politifact Oregon on Friday, November 4th, 2011
Inaction it's not
Says "Many people I’ve talked to are angry that because of City Hall inaction we may have to spend a needless $500 million to cover and treat our pure drinking water."
— Politifact Oregon on Friday, October 21st, 2011
Cites national average that isn't
Thirty-seven percent of Central Falls’ retired police officers and firefighters are out on disability pensions; in most municipalities, about 5 percent of retirees collect disability pensions.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, August 18th, 2011
Off the mark several ways
Says that under City Council Member Randi Shade, Austin had the "highest city debt per person in Texas."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, July 6th, 2011
Actually, state law specifies what reasons are grounds for dismissal
Milwaukee’s police chief can fire officers "for basically no cause."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, June 16th, 2011
The plan was already floated, but not by Walker
Says he has exposed plans by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to push legislation that would allow the state to declare financial martial law and take over municipal governments.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, May 5th, 2011