Property and income tax cuts since 2011
"Since taking office, we have enacted more than $8 billion in cumulative tax relief."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, June 22nd, 2018
Gov. Reagan-era budget backs up claim
California’s prisons budget in 1970 "was about 3 percent of the general fund. Now, it’s 8.9 percent, about $12 billion."
— Politifact California on Thursday, January 25th, 2018
Data backs up high cost of housing inmates in California
"It costs us about $33,000 a year (on average nationally) to lock somebody up. In California it costs about $75,000 a year."
— Politifact California on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
Maybe $800 million in 2020-21
"One" Texas school "district alone -- Austin ISD -- is expected to lose more than $530 million in local property taxes to Robin Hood this year."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
Nearly 5,000 children turned away last year
"The waiting list for Pre-K is over in the House budget."
— Politifact North Carolina on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
The claim checks out
"Missouri is actually the only state that has been forced to borrow money from the federal government to pay for unemployment benefits during each of the last five economic downturns."
— Politifact Missouri on Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
Yes, though some taxpayers benefiting less
Wisconsin property taxes, as a percentage of personal income, "are the lowest that they've been since the end of World War II."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, January 13th, 2017
"In Austin, Texas, the average homeowner is paying about $1,300 to $1,400 just for recapture," meaning funds spent in non-Austin school districts.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, December 16th, 2016
We checked the numbers
"We spend less than 2 percent more every year. That is the lowest increase in spending since they have been keeping numbers."
— Politifact New York on Friday, December 2nd, 2016
Not just Texas
Texas spends "more per day to house an inmate than we do on a student."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, November 18th, 2016
Taxpayers stand to benefit
"Closing the tobacco loophole would save Missouri taxpayers $50,000,000"
— Politifact Missouri on Friday, May 6th, 2016
The cranes have landed, in Boston
Boston is just 60 minutes away and it’s offering subsidies to developers who can charge higher rent than you can get in Providence while construction costs are more or less equal. As a result, the Boston skyline "is completely dominated by the cranes."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, January 17th, 2016
Yes, though opted out of Obamacare Medicaid expansion
"Here in Wisconsin, we've put in previous budgets more money into mental health services than any governor has in the last 25 years."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
Remains of recession
"Since 2008, we have cut 5,000 positions" from Virginia public schools.
— Politifact Virginia on Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
Lawmakers were looking for transportation funds
Electric car sales in Georgia have dropped dramatically since a $5,000 tax credit was eliminated and a $200 annual registration fee was imposed July 1.
— Politifact Georgia on Monday, November 2nd, 2015
Up from cuts of '11
"The State of Texas is funding … women’s health services at historically high levels; they just increased their level another $50 million for the next two years."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, September 4th, 2015
Yes, though it was tiny at the start
Wisconsin’s "rainy day fund" is "165 times bigger than when we first took office."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, August 7th, 2015
Gov. Bush focused on cutting and privatizing
"We reduced the government workforce by 13,000, 11 percent, during my eight years."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
Taxpayers have paid well over 50% for most NBA arenas built since 1999
A 50-50 public-private split for paying for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena would "be much better -- in terms of the portion of the public financing -- than most of the other arena projects done around the country."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, May 29th, 2015
This don likes to talk about his business
Says he was known as "Veto Corleone" for cutting spending as Florida governor.
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015