A day is not a day in the General Assembly
The Georgia Legislature’s last day of session ends at midnight.
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, April 10th, 2015
Below average, but not the worst
The state of New York is the "worst in the nation in economic recovery."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 28th, 2014
Actually, it's voluntary
Says Common Core is a federal mandate.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, July 25th, 2014
Hispanics do account for majority of schoolchildren
"Latinos now make up the majority population in Texas."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, July 17th, 2014
Actually, 15 months
The Wisconsin unemployment rate was higher than the U.S. rate during only three months when Mary Burke was state commerce secretary.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, July 6th, 2014
Wrong on both counts
Wisconsin is "one of the bluest" states, but under Scott Walker its unemployment rate "is around 3.5%."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Expensive, but not the "most expensive."
Rhode Island's unemployment insurance system "is the most expensive such system in the country."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, November 17th, 2013
Let's not forget the other four
Says Maggie Hassan is the only female governor in the country.
— Politifact New Hampshire on Friday, September 27th, 2013
Texas-sized claim has little proof
"Every engine manufacturer in the United States is now in the state of Texas."
— Politifact National on Friday, September 20th, 2013
They admit they were wrong
"The average age of first marijuana use is 12."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, January 20th, 2013
No evidence of that much fraud
"In Minnesota, well over 6,200 election-day registrations from 2008 proved fraudulent."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
Kangaroo outweighs armadillo
Says Texas economy is about 30 percent larger than Australia’s.
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, December 20th, 2012
Not even close
"If lawmakers fail to avert the fiscal cliff, 18 percent of the federal money that is sent to the states will be eliminated."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, December 20th, 2012
Still below peak employment
"We have more people working in the state of New Jersey today than we've ever had in our history."
— Politifact New Jersey on Thursday, September 27th, 2012
Study's author begs to differ
A study showed that President Barack Obama’s health-care reforms will "devastate Wisconsin" by pushing people off employer-sponsored insurance, driving up premiums, increasing dependency and making 122,000 people ineligible for Medicaid.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, July 29th, 2012
Big claims, short on facts
Says Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed budget is "the biggest spending budget in the history of the state of New Jersey. It is the largest in the nation at this point in time."
— Politifact New Jersey on Monday, June 25th, 2012
Cut in half, then subtract
"Just on Jan. 1 of this year, there were 40,000 new laws put on the books in one day."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, April 27th, 2012
Virginia was first by a spell
"On most things except witch trials, Virginia will always have been first."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, April 9th, 2012
Simple math = bad math
Says 21,000 Wisconsin residents got jobs in 2011, but "18,000 of them" were in other states.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, February 26th, 2012
Fallacious foreclosure factoid
"Rhode Island is leading our nation in foreclosures."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Tuesday, December 20th, 2011