Some cities and counties offer protections
"A gay man who survived #orlando hate crime can STILL show up to work in FL tomorrow and have his boss fire him simply because he is gay."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, June 20th, 2016
"Texas has 600,000 registered voters who don’t have the kind of photo ID needed to vote."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, April 22nd, 2016
Of the 30 states with set rates, yes
Wisconsin pays criminal defense lawyers who represent the indigent $40 per hour, "the lowest in the country."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
Yes, though history favors him less than it might appear
Ten times, no Republican candidate for president had enough delegates to claim the nomination before the party’s convention, and seven of those times "somebody who was not the leader of delegates was selected as the nominee of the party."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, April 15th, 2016
Rules are made to be changed
"There are no rules governing" the 2016 Republican convention, "the rules have not been set."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, April 8th, 2016
Yes, but there are other options
In Sauk City, Wisconsin, "the ID office" that provides identification for voting "is only open on the fifth Wednesday of every month" -- a total of four days in 2016.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, February 19th, 2016
Rate rose; rank stayed same
"According to the most recent report, Wisconsin’s high school graduation rates are also up again -- to third best in the country."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, January 22nd, 2016
After nine years, traffic deaths rising
By the end of 2015, more than 1,300 people will have died on Georgia roads. One of out evey four fatalities resulted from drunken driving.
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
Is it time to get your flu shot?
Georgia has the highest flu activity in the country.
— Politifact Georgia on Monday, October 26th, 2015
Is South the HIV/AIDS epicenter?
HIV/AIDS is "dramatically on the rise in the U.S. South."
— Politifact Georgia on Monday, October 19th, 2015
For sure since 1980
Texas has "outstripped the national poverty rate" since "at least 1959."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, October 12th, 2015
Yes, though it's long been that way
"The rate in which people are working (in Wisconsin) is almost five points higher than it is nationally."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, August 21st, 2015
South Dakota has joined Wisconsin
Wisconsin's pension system is the "only one fully funded in the country."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, August 14th, 2015
The asterisk: Federal agency interprets law to already provide protection
"In a majority of states, you can now marry freely, but can still be fired for who you love."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, July 9th, 2015
Texas has "the nation's highest rate and highest number of uninsured."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
The reason -- like the flag itself -- is up for some debate
The Confederate battle flag in South Carolina was first flown at the statehouse in 1961. "It was flown as a symbol of massive resistance to racial desegregation."
— Politifact PunditFact on Monday, June 22nd, 2015
Not the only compromise plan on the table
The original compromise for the Confederate battle flag in South Carolina "was to put it on the back side of the statehouse, out of public view so it would not have any appearance of sovereignty."
— Politifact National on Sunday, June 21st, 2015
"In the last seven years of my tenure, Texas created 1.5 million new jobs. As a matter of fact, without Texas, America would have lost 400,000 jobs."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, June 8th, 2015
Based on one Stanford University study
Rhode Island "charter schools are nationally recognized as outperforming their counterparts across the country."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, April 30th, 2015
True in 2011
"Rhode Island has the second highest per enrollee (Medicaid) cost of any state in the country, which is 60 percent higher than the national average."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, March 29th, 2015