Right on some parts, not even close on others
"There are 31 other states and 10,000 other cities that have the same type of policies that we just passed," referring to North Carolina’s House Bill 2.
— Politifact North Carolina on Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
City leaders and lawyers aren't convinced
Despite the passage of HB2, "towns, cities and counties in North Carolina are still allowed to set stricter non-discrimination policies for their own employees if they choose."
— Politifact North Carolina on Thursday, March 31st, 2016
One judge's opinion is not federal policy
"Will (HB2) threaten federal funding for public schools under Title IX? No, according to a federal court which has looked at a similar issue."
— Politifact North Carolina on Monday, March 28th, 2016
That's not exactly what he said
Says Goldman Sachs CEO said Congress would "have to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid and give huge tax breaks to the wealthy and the large corporations."
— Politifact New Hampshire on Friday, February 5th, 2016
More complicated than that
Wisconsin’s Government Accountability Board "ignored their duties and did not regularly audit" voters to remove felons "for a span of 16 elections.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, November 6th, 2015
Problem is global, as is part of the plan's premise
The Obama administration’s "own Environmental Protection Agency" has said its Clean Power Plan "will have a marginal impact on climate change."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, September 21st, 2015
Pretty flexible for a despot
"Rhode Island will become just the second state to mandate the vaccine … and the only state to do so by regulatory fiat, without public debate, and without consideration from the elected representatives of the people."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, August 23rd, 2015
Eliminating bachelor's degree requirement key change
A Republican budget proposal "would have Wisconsin have the weakest standards for who can be a teacher in the classroom in the country."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, June 11th, 2015
Off by a few yards
Says Ronald Reagan "talked about" converting the United States to the metric system.
— Politifact National on Sunday, June 7th, 2015
Some maximum bike forfeitures are higher; but the standard forfeiture is lower
If Milwaukee approves reducing its maximum forfeiture for marijuana possession to $50, the city would have "23 different bicycle violations that have a higher forfeiture."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, June 1st, 2015
The foods are common, organisms in the food are not
"In an average grocery store, roughly 75 percent of processed foods contain genetically modified organisms, or GMOs."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
HUD grants come with strings
"There’s nothing in the [RhodeMap RI] plan that takes away local government control and local zoning control."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, January 16th, 2015
Risk less than suggested
Under the "cromnibus" law, taxpayers must guarantee "incredibly risky" derivatives deals made by the nation's largest banks.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
It's more nuanced than that
Says Obama's net neutrality proposal "puts the government in charge of determining Internet pricing, terms of service and what types of products and services can be delivered."
— Politifact National on Thursday, November 13th, 2014
Opposed law, procedural vote
Says Scott Brown "voted to reward" companies "to ship jobs overseas."
— Politifact New Hampshire on Friday, October 31st, 2014
Ad glosses over some nuances
"It was Dan Sullivan who wrote a bill to cut Alaskans out of those decisions" about where they can hunt and fish.
— Politifact National on Friday, June 13th, 2014
From a choice of just three options--government, business, labor
A recent Gallup poll found that 72 percent of Americans and 56 percent of Democrats "say the biggest threat to our nation's security is big government."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
On Chicago facts and the connection, a mixed bag
Even though Chicago has "the most stringent gun laws on the books," it still "has the highest murder rate" in the country.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, March 2nd, 2014
Separate payment required -- by the feds
Gov. Lincoln Chafee has imposed "a mandatory abortion fee" on all Rhode Islanders who buy health insurance through the state’s Obamacare exchange.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Obama and administration in with rest of federal employees
All members of Congress are required to be in Obamacare, but Obama and members of his administration "have their own gold-plated health care plans that they're in."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, October 21st, 2013