True -- for FEMA projects
"For every $1 spent on mitigation, $4 in post-storm cleanup and rebuilding is saved."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
Data getting old, but still appears pretty much on point
"We are in the bottom 10 in dollars in the classroom and the top 10 in dollars in the bureaucracy and red tape."
— Politifact Ohio on Monday, May 30th, 2011
Trending on this tweet is toward accuracy
"FACT: the ‘special assistant’ in @johnkasich's office makes over three times more than an average #OH firefighter"
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, February 24th, 2011
Some workers, yes, but a small percentage
Says there are Ohio Turnpike workers getting paid $66,000 a year to collect tolls that machines might collect.
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, February 17th, 2011
The fish swim free across regulatory surf
"The Interior Department is in charge of salmon while they're in fresh water, but the Commerce Department handles them when they're in saltwater."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, January 26th, 2011
Slightly overheated but basically correct
"The refusal of many federal employees to fly coach costs taxpayers $146 million annually."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, January 18th, 2011
There’s more to the return than dollars saved
TriMet is "spending 4.2 million in fed funds to save $168K per year."
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, January 15th, 2011
Barely, but still more than in 2006
The state has "less employees this year than we did last year."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, December 10th, 2010
Just 57 percent looks bad on any grade card
"Ohio ranks 46th in the country in putting dollars in the classroom."
— Politifact Ohio on Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
Though they do more than just talk money
"We have 50 state lobbyists that just lobby the Legislature for money every year."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, August 30th, 2010
The 7-7-7 plan requires a bit of rounding
"My 7-step plan" creates 700,000 jobs in 7 years.
— Politifact Florida on Monday, July 26th, 2010
He's pretty close
"We went from losing 3 million jobs in the last six months of the Bush Administration," adding almost 600,000 private sector jobs in the first six months of the year.
— Politifact National on Thursday, July 15th, 2010
Right on the first two counts, but the third is murkier
"Oil companies showered regulators (at the Minerals Management Service) with gifts and favors, and were essentially allowed to conduct their own safety inspections and write their own regulations."
— Politifact National on Thursday, June 17th, 2010