Don't bank on it
Says Heidi Heitkamp has "never been interested in" regulatory relief "until all of a sudden I become a candidate for the Senate and put pressure on."
— Politifact National on Monday, June 4th, 2018
"A few weeks ago, (the) education committee in Congress is deciding what’s going to be in your local salad bar."
— Politifact Virginia on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016
Numbers have been stable
"The proportion of Rhode Islanders entering substance abuse treatment primarily due to marijuana use has reached its highest point in 20 years."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, May 17th, 2015
Millionaires can rest easy
"According to HUD, it is patently unfair and socially unjust that wealthy people can live in an exclusive neighborhood."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, December 14th, 2014
The Chamber of Commerce says new carbon regulations will kill "244,000 jobs a year" and cost average families "$1,200 a year."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, June 9th, 2014
Can't use this study to bash Obama's rules
New carbon regulations will increase electric bills by "$17 billion every year" and "potentially put an average of 224,000 more people out of work every year."
— Politifact National on Monday, June 2nd, 2014
A shadowy claim
The incandescent light bulb "has no effect whatever on the planet."
— Politifact PunditFact on Sunday, May 11th, 2014
That's for professional licenses, not environmental permits
"Recently, Florida has successfully reduced the environmental permitting time down to just two days."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, January 27th, 2014
Hundreds? Maybe two per year. Maybe.
Rhode Island's graduated driving license "has saved hundreds of lives."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, July 7th, 2013
No regulation? In fact, a ban
"We have no regulation of drones in the United States in their commercial use."
— Politifact National on Monday, March 11th, 2013
They admit they were wrong
"The average age of first marijuana use is 12."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, January 20th, 2013
"Semi-automatic weapons, whether pistol or rifle, were designed for use by the military on the battlefield."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
The number actually hasn't changed much
"Regulations have quadrupled. The rate of regulations quadrupled under this president."
— Politifact National on Thursday, October 18th, 2012
Company shows paper trail
Signs letter saying Consumer Product Safety Commission is acting "without consultation or input from the company" to stop the sale of Buckyballs.
— Politifact Tennessee on Monday, October 15th, 2012
A falsehood that won't die
President Obama's health care law is "a government takeover of healthcare."
— Politifact Virginia on Sunday, July 1st, 2012
Not with a 2009 deadline
Says we could have saved ourselves the cost of building the Powell Butte water reservoir.
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, May 5th, 2012
Egg checks reduced but not ended
Says she "wiped out" the state Agriculture Department’s inspections of eggs at retail sites like grocery stores.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, February 3rd, 2012
International rankings say U.S. is a good place for business
The United States' regulations "are among the most difficult in the world."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
Don't look for this want ad
The EPA "wants to hire 230,000 new government regulators that will cost the taxpayer $21 billion."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, November 7th, 2011