South Dakota v. Dole
On Donald Trump’s plan to cut federal funding to sanctuary cities, "because of a decision by the Supreme Court, no president's in a position to cut off funding across the board. It has to be very specific to the matter at hand."
— Politifact National on Thursday, December 1st, 2016
Nearly 40 percent lately
"Thirty-one percent of school districts are still receiving less funding per pupil than they did prior to the dramatic budget cuts of 2011."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
Indiana not alone; rating precedes his governorship
"We in Indiana have . . . the highest credit rating in the nation."
— Politifact National on Thursday, July 21st, 2016
Not a big operation to start with
"I've cut the budget of the (lieutenant governor’s) office by more than half."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, June 6th, 2016
He has his own gun permit
"I'm also the only lieutenant governor to not take a security detail."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, May 26th, 2016
Raw dollars: Biggest; adjusted for inflation: Near the top
"The University of Wisconsin System budget is the biggest it has ever been."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
North Carolina is falling further behind the national average
"North Carolina spends $855 less per student than it did before the Great Recession, and we have one of the lowest per pupil spending levels in the nation."
— Politifact North Carolina on Monday, March 21st, 2016
More like a tax shift than a tax cut
"We were able to provide $428 million worth of property tax relief."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, March 17th, 2016
More children, more funding, more debate
"There is great disparity, tremendous disparity, in the (capital) funding on a per-student basis between our traditional public schools and our charter public schools."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, February 22nd, 2016
Yes, but it's more complicated
"When Jeb (Bush) was governor, his first four years as governor, his Medicaid program grew twice as fast as mine."
— Politifact National on Monday, February 15th, 2016
Population, property values and inflation combine
"We've cut taxes 50 times and look what has happened to our revenues. They've grown."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, February 4th, 2016
Needs OK of at least one other official
The Milwaukee County executive can sell the public "museum, the airport and the zoo" -- all on his own, without County Board approval
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
CEO's carefully worded claim is Mostly True
"The actual (construction) contracts that we’ve awarded to date have come in several hundred million dollars below estimates."
— Politifact California on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
You've felt the potholes
"71% of WI’s roads are in poor or mediocre condition and 14% of WI’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
A cut when taking inflation into account
"Since 2001, higher education in the state has been cut or allowed to erode ... by 35 or 40 percent."
— Politifact Missouri on Friday, October 23rd, 2015
Not quite an open and shut claim
A "voucher school that closed after 9 days this year collected $5.4 million in taxpayer subsidies since first opening."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, September 25th, 2015
He showed us the numbers
Missouri is "#1 in the nation for holding down tuition increases at public universities."
— Politifact Missouri on Thursday, September 24th, 2015
Depends on if you're counting noses or dollars
The University of Wisconsin System "is larger than any business in the state of Wisconsin."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, September 18th, 2015
Yes, but he also took advantage of Obamacare to do it
Says he "turned down a Medicaid expansion under Obamacare," but because of actions he took, for the first time in Wisconsin's history "everyone living in poverty is covered under Medicaid."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
Taxes and fees would go up
Gov. Maggie Hassan’s budget proposal "raises taxes on small businesses and increases taxes and fees by $100 million."
— Politifact New Hampshire on Thursday, August 27th, 2015