A still-painful cut
"Trenton politicians cut $1.3 billion from education."
— Politifact New Jersey on Sunday, September 8th, 2013
Like scoring 100 when Texas scores 99
Says that "unlike Texas, Missouri has a perfect AAA credit rating."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, August 30th, 2013
She's right. Stokes was so, so wrong.
Economic Development Commission Executive Director Keith Stokes "sent me a letter and he said the taxpayers will never be on the hook for these bonds" for 38 Studios.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
What a difference a (fiscal) year makes
Says spending in the fiscal 2009 budget was lower than spending in the fiscal 2014 budget
— Politifact New Jersey on Sunday, July 7th, 2013
This General Assembly doesn't come cheap
"We have one of the most expensive General Assemblies, per capita, in the entire country."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
Since poodle skirts were hip
Says Texas law requires state agencies to give preference to goods produced and grown in Texas.
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
It's a lot of land
"18 percent of our land in our state right now is either federally, state or county owned for conservation purposes."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, May 26th, 2013
One bonus for many, raises to a few
"Most state employees did not receive any pay raise from 2009 to 2012."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, April 29th, 2013
CVS got 59 percent of the total
Of six Rhode Island tax-credit programs worth about $35 million, "three companies got 90 percent of that -- CVS and two companies not even located in the state of Rhode Island."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, February 24th, 2013
Make that at least two and a half decades
The state budget proposal has been submitted "on time and [it's] the earliest that a governor has done so in over two decades."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, January 18th, 2013
Income tax receipts on the rise
"Gross income tax receipts are exceeding the Administration’s projections for this fiscal year prior to Sandy."
— Politifact New Jersey on Thursday, January 17th, 2013
Badger State stands alone
"Our pension system is the only one in the country that’s 100 percent funded."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, January 6th, 2013
Not for everybody, but accurate in the aggregate
"Faculty salaries at UW System institutions have now fallen more than 18 percent below the national average."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
You can bet on it
"Connecticut's take on slot machines is 25 cents on the dollar. And the state's take on table games: zero."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, October 25th, 2012
It was a group effort but she was 'vital.'
Says "as Co-Chair of the Joint Ways & Means Committee, I secured the key piece of funding for" the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail project bridge."
— Politifact Oregon on Monday, October 15th, 2012
No potholes in this argument
Rhode Island has the "worst maintained bridges in the United States of America . . . and we have the second worst maintained roads [behind] Alaska."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, June 22nd, 2012
They were in the dark
"The legislature was never given the opportunity to debate or vote on loaning $75 million to 38 Studios."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, June 1st, 2012
He didn't shortchange the truth
"Our rainy day fund has gone from 89 cents to $240 million."
— Politifact Ohio on Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
No false tax for this claim
The changes to Georgia’s tax and fee structure "is an overall tax cut."
— Politifact Georgia on Monday, March 26th, 2012
Not a sure thing
"There are a lot of casinos across the country that have gone bankrupt."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, March 15th, 2012