No one can agree what the rule does
Under a new federal regulation, it will cost Pinellas County "$31 million to fix a single ditch."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, May 9th, 2016
Clinton's blowing smoke
Marijuana is a Schedule I drug, "which you understand means that you can’t do any research about it."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
Only some of those pages have rules in them
"Last year, there were an additional 81,000 pages of government regulations. If you stack that up, it would be a three-story building."
— Politifact National on Friday, January 29th, 2016
It's money already owed to the state
Says Chris Christie "instituted an Internet sales tax."
— Politifact National on Thursday, January 14th, 2016
Claim goes beyond what Walker said
Says Scott Walker "said that forcing women facing abortion to get invasive ultrasounds was 'just a cool thing.'"
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
No evidence the law improved rank
Thanks to the Act 10 collective bargaining law that took effect four years ago, ACT scores in Wisconsin "are now second-best in the country for states where more than half the kids take the exam."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, June 12th, 2015
Less than Walker claims -- and less than increases before Obama took office
Under Barack Obama, "the average cost of family health care premiums has increased by $4,154."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
Most don't qualify for benefits that high
"Common welfare programs give income of $43,330 or $20.83 an hour."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, February 1st, 2015
Evidence of action is lacking
Attorney general candidate Brad Schimel "is in cahoots with Wisconsin Right to Life to make abortion a crime in Wisconsin."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, October 31st, 2014
Natural gas killed coal, not Obama
"The president's come out with rules that say, 'No new coal-fired power plants.' "
— Politifact National on Thursday, August 7th, 2014
Maybe in Colorado's neighbors
"We would create thousands of jobs in Colorado, if the Keystone Pipeline were to be built."
— Politifact National on Thursday, July 31st, 2014
Minimum wage factoid not based on the minimum wage
"The average age of the minimum wage worker is 35 years old."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, June 20th, 2014
Statistic itself is premature
"Pregnant women who stand for five to six hours at a time increase their risk of pre-term pregnancy by 80 percent."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, April 20th, 2014
Says the U.S. Postal Service has taken no taxpayer aid since 1971, funds operations entirely from the sale of stamps and related products and makes an "operational profit year after year."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, August 9th, 2013
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
No FBI; no fine paid
An 11-year-old girl was investigated by the FBI and had to pay a $500 federal criminal fine "because she found an injured woodpecker and put it in a cage to make sure that the bird was OK."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
Zombie guns for everyone!
Proposed gun control legislation "will outlaw practically every firearm, make you pay $100 per firearm, put you into a police database" and make it "nearly impossible" to get a permit to carry a concealed weapon.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, May 5th, 2013
They get too much bad UVA, not enough good UVB
Says indoor workers get "less UV than outdoor workers, but they get more melanomas."
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, March 16th, 2013
Employers CAN watch you work
Employers and schools have no right to conduct "surveillance of a dorm room or a worker’s cubicle."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, February 17th, 2013
Ranking outdated, misleading
Wisconsin’s laws "ranked the worst in the world for mining investment."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, February 15th, 2013