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
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
Sadly, debate does include some glowing talk
"Georgia lawmaker pushes bill banning creation of ‘glow in the dark’ human-jellyfish hybrids."
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, February 20th, 2015
Cause and effect not certain
In states that have private-sale background checks for handguns "49 percent fewer women are shot and killed."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, February 16th, 2015
HUD grants come with strings
"There’s nothing in the [RhodeMap RI] plan that takes away local government control and local zoning control."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, January 16th, 2015
Yes, but the difference may not mean much
"The states that have raised the minimum wage (this year) have had faster job growth than the states that haven’t raised the minimum wage."
— Politifact National on Thursday, October 9th, 2014
N.C. is actually in the bottom quarter of states
In North Carolina, "now we're near the national average" for unemployment.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
Accurate quote, without key context
"Sen. McConnell says it's not his job to bring jobs to Kentucky."
— Politifact National on Friday, June 6th, 2014
So you're saying a lot of Kentucky won't see this
"28 percent of Kentuckians don’t have any online access."
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
Two ways to slice it
Wisconsin is "not a high tax and fee state." When you look at "all the money state and local governments bring in" from residents, "we're more in the middle."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
Only among closest neighbors
"We’re trailing every other state in the Midwest in terms of job creation since January of 2011."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
Not No. 1 proportionally speaking
Texas added 6,600 miles of highway from 2001-2012, more than any other state.
— Politifact Texas on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
Favors gun show checks
Wendy Davis is "fighting to bring ... Bloomberg-style gun control to Texas."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, November 8th, 2013
UPDATED: O'Malley and Gingrich fight to a draw in statistical faceoff
Since 2007, "Texas has gained 440,000 people" while "Maryland has lost 20,000."
— Politifact National on Friday, September 20th, 2013
On some measures, not others
"Minnesota is kicking butt relative to Wisconsin on everything from employment and job creation to school test scores, educated work force and a host of other factors and rankings"
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, September 15th, 2013
Not so simple
Says that while Foster was mayor, Rick Kriseman was "ineffective" in the Florida House of Representatives because "there was no legislation that passed the House that had (Kriseman’s) name on it."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
"Texas ranks: #1 in worker deaths, #1 carbon emissions, #50 in high school graduates, #50 in funding for mental health patients."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, July 19th, 2013
Among the more generous
A private school tax break in the Wisconsin state budget is "the most generous in the nation."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, June 27th, 2013
University of Wisconsin System's reserves are in the "mid- to low-range" of comparable university systems.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
Depends specifically where, and what you do
"In 29 states in this country you can still get fired for not just being gay, but if your employer thinks you are gay."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013