Different ways to rank new business starts
Wisconsin is "dead-last in creating new businesses" for "three years in a row."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
One ranking, not the only one
Says of Georgia, "for four years in a row, we are the No. 1 state to do business in."
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
500,000 is a bit premature
Says he created "over 500,000 new jobs -- with a surge in female employment last month."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
3 measures good, 3 not so good
"Wisconsin’s economy is in the best shape it’s been since 2000."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, April 13th, 2017
Cause and effect not a slam dunk
"Over the past 25 years, job growth in right-to-work states has been twice as high as in non-right-to-work states. ... The facts are just so clear that this is going to lead to more jobs and higher pay for the people of Missouri."
— Politifact Missouri on Thursday, April 6th, 2017
Depends how you count it
"Less than half" of jobs at the Carrier manufacturing plant in Indiana "are actually staying."
— Politifact PunditFact on Sunday, December 4th, 2016
Lots of those are retiree households
"One in five American households have nobody under the same roof that's got a job."
— Politifact National on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
Repeating the most favorable number
Says that during President Barack Obama’s tenure, the United States has created "15 million new jobs."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
Says Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine "want to shut down shale, and shut down natural gas."
— Politifact National on Sunday, September 25th, 2016
Respected analysis backs her, but it's only one estimate
Says she "would bring 186,740 new jobs to Wisconsin" and "Donald Trump would cost Wisconsin 61,050 jobs."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, September 16th, 2016
The gender pay gap has become a rallying cry in political circles
In Georgia, women earn 82 cents for every dollar earned by men.
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, September 16th, 2016
Requires many assumptions
Says her campaign platform includes the "biggest investment in new, good-paying jobs since World War II."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
Jobs weren't ever in U.S.
Says Donald Trump "has a long history of exporting jobs overseas."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
Wages are low, but Scott had focused on taxes
"We rank 38th in wages. ... (Rick Scott) goes out around the country and advertises that to other states."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
That's not the count from day one
"Our economy is so much stronger than when (Barack Obama and Joe Biden) took office. Nearly 15 million new private-sector jobs."
— Politifact National on Friday, July 29th, 2016
Not quite 100 times
"We moved 100 times as many people out of poverty as moved out when President (Ronald) Reagan was in office, with 40 percent more jobs."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
A lot do, but all is an overstatement
"Every single strawberry that is served to Members of Congress will have passed through the rough hands of an undocumented immigrant."
— Politifact Illinois on Thursday, July 21st, 2016
Percentage working is what matters, not raw number
"There are more Hoosiers going to work than ever before."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
Statistic is correct, but nearly meaningless
"Today, there are more Hoosiers going to work than ever before in the 200-year history of the great state of Indiana."
— Politifact National on Thursday, July 14th, 2016
Accurate quote, not-so-accurate claim
"As Bernie Sanders said, Hillary Clinton ‘voted for virtually every trade agreement that has cost the workers of this country millions, millions of jobs.’ "
— Politifact National on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016