Wrong times two
"The Travis County propositions will not raise your taxes! If you are 65 or older, your property taxes are frozen."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
Newspaper no longer endorses candidates
Says Gerald Daugherty is endorsed by the Austin American-Statesman.
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, November 1st, 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
Just the opposite
Dan Gecker voted to "double vehicle registration fees, costing (Chesterfield) county residents over $6 million annually."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, October 12th, 2015
No evidence to support this fairy tale
"When Disney was looking to build Disney World, they came to Miami and we told Disney to take a hike."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, January 9th, 2015
No proof that soccer stadium would cause port-related jobs to vanish
David Beckham’s proposed soccer stadium at Miami’s Port "threatens the 207,000 jobs and $27 billion economic impact tied to the cargo and cruise industries."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, May 14th, 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
Higher under predecessor
Milwaukee County has "a parks capital budget that’s bigger than it’s been in the last 10 years."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Referendum is much narrower
A referendum "gives the people the chance to decide" on cutting the Milwaukee County Board budget by two-thirds
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
In-kind services also cost money
Clackamas County Commissioners "approved a re-negotiated agreement to lower the county’s contribution to TriMet’s Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail project to $19.9 million from $25 million."
— Politifact Oregon on Thursday, August 30th, 2012
No link between elections and tax increases
Says Clackamas County Measure 3-401 "will hurt our county, cripple economic growth, and increase our taxes with excessive special elections."
— Politifact Oregon on Thursday, July 5th, 2012
Bill favors local government, but claim is a bridge too far
A state bill would end a longstanding requirement that local governments repair highways and sidewalks -- and block injured citizens from suing over neglected maintenance.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, November 4th, 2011
County-wide, neighborhood-wide, doesn't matter in a general election
Says Measure 3-386 will cost a fortune for elections while Measure 3-388 will cost less.
— Politifact Oregon on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011