Small cell tech not the only reason
"The small cell bill is expected to create more than 20,000 jobs and attract $2 billion in capital investment, resulting in nearly $4 billion in economic growth over the next few years."
— Politifact Missouri on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
ISPs under fire
"We saw the true danger of the FCC's net neutrality repeal when Verizon was caught throttling California fire fighters."
— Politifact PunditFact on Friday, September 7th, 2018
Removed and restored
"Facebook removes, censors Declaration of Independence as ‘hate speech’"
— Politifact PunditFact on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
Slow, but not that slow
Wisconsin is "49th in the country in internet speed."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
Yes, but lots of technology upgrades, too
"We're flying 1987 planes with 1987 technology."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
Math works, but numbers cherry picked
"Foxconn tax break could exceed $1 million per job."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
Figure is right, but hardly a gift
Wisconsin's $3 billion incentive offer to Foxconn is "the largest gift ever by a state to a foreign company."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
More than promising, less than hiring
"Foxconn is bringing 13,000 high-tech jobs to Wisconsin."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, July 27th, 2017
"Roughly one-fourth of rural Missourians are unable to purchase high-speed internet, which puts them at a disadvantage in everything from education to entertainment to health care."
— Politifact Missouri on Monday, March 20th, 2017
Trump later said he was being sarcastic
Says Donald Trump "publicly invited Putin to hack into Americans’ (emails)."
— Politifact National on Monday, September 26th, 2016
Requires many assumptions
Says her campaign platform includes the "biggest investment in new, good-paying jobs since World War II."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
Dialing up some problems
Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson "opposes faster broadband internet in small towns" and "got nearly $90,000 in campaign contributions from the telecom special interests."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
Correlation doesn't equal causation
"DUI arrests dropped significantly in Tampa once Uber began operating here."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
Ranking is for wired broadband. We fare much better on mobile
"The United States still ranks 20th in the world in access to broadband -- over 50 percent below the best nations."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
The foods are common, organisms in the food are not
"In an average grocery store, roughly 75 percent of processed foods contain genetically modified organisms, or GMOs."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
Fees, not taxes, and some are modest
The FCC’s net neutrality policy includes what is "essentially a massive tax increase."
— Politifact National on Thursday, February 26th, 2015
It's more nuanced than that
Says Obama's net neutrality proposal "puts the government in charge of determining Internet pricing, terms of service and what types of products and services can be delivered."
— Politifact National on Thursday, November 13th, 2014
No specific mandate, but some would be affected based on way the law is constructed
Says Scott Walker is "forcing some women to undergo a transvaginal probe to get an abortion."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, October 24th, 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
True for specific fields like computer science
"Over half" of science, technology, engineering and mathematics students "receiving advanced degrees are not citizens of the United States of America."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013