Not when adjusted for inflation
Says as Indiana governor, he has made "record investments in education."
— Politifact National on Thursday, July 21st, 2016
Yeah, but kind of misleading
"Each [Corbett administration] budget finished in the black."
— Politifact Pennsylvania on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
"When adjusted for inflation, (Texas) per-student spending has remained relatively flat over the past 16 years. Despite that trend, Texas schools in 2017 will receive $381 less per student than they did in 2003."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, May 23rd, 2016
Who really knows the real ratio?
"There are more than twice as many (crisis pregnancy centers) as there are legitimate abortion providers in the United States."
— Politifact PunditFact on Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
College is not the same as community college
"Roy Cooper won't say how he will pay for ‘free’ college tuition."
— Politifact North Carolina on Monday, March 14th, 2016
Medicaid expansion, and an accounting shift
Says Ohio Gov. John Kasich had "the worst rating on spending of any governor in the country, Republican or Democrat."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
Yes, but he came up with it
"For the first time ever, we completely funded the critical needs waiting list so persons with unique abilities can get the help they need."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
By one report, not by another
"There’s only one of us who’s actually cut government spending -- not two, there’s one and you’re looking at him."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
Not the only way of measuring spending
"I cut state spending more than anybody (in the 2016 GOP field)."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
By one yardstick, not by another
"I'm the only (Republican) candidate that has actually reduced the size of government."
— Politifact National on Sunday, August 30th, 2015
Singling out Bush for a widespread problem
"F: The grade given to Florida for college affordability under Jeb Bush's leadership."
— Politifact National on Friday, August 14th, 2015
Defunding curbed access, but 'nowhere to turn' goes too far
Says Scott Walker's defunding of Planned Parenthood "left women across the state stranded with nowhere else to turn" for cancer screenings, breast exams and birth control.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, August 7th, 2015
Cherry picked statistic
As governor, Maggie Hassan first proposed a $1 billion spending increase.
— Politifact New Hampshire on Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
Not all tax cuts, and not all by the state
"In Florida, for eight years we cut taxes every year, totaling $19 billion."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, June 11th, 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
Some Austin teachers fare better
Austin school district "teachers are the lowest paid of any urban" Texas district and the "lowest paid of any surrounding school district."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
Collectively, yes, but not true for many individuals
"Americans will spend more on taxes in 2015 than on food, clothing and housing combined."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
Constitution puts court under unique pressure
Georgia has had the nation’s busiest Court of Appeals for a decade or more.
— Politifact Georgia on Monday, April 20th, 2015
Austerity cuts have existed since 2003
This year’s state budget and my spending proposal for Fiscal Year 2016 represent an infusion of more than $1 billion in additional money for K-12 education.
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
Minnesota has done well, but not THAT well
Despite raising taxes on the wealthy and hiking the minimum wage, Minnesota "is creating jobs at a record pace, unemployment is at a historic low, median income is skyrocketing, and (the) state has a billion-dollar surplus."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015