He exaggerated, experts say
"A case before Washington’s Supreme Court seeks to effectively end public labor unions."
— Politifact New York on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
100% true, really?
"Remember that developers are forced to use the ‘195 land union’ contractors, so tap an extra $10 million into any construction project."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, October 4th, 2015
No evidence that vast majority weren't from Wisconsin
Says his political opponents "brought 100,000 protesters into our state."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, July 30th, 2015
It's a voluntary thing, for those seeking more OT pay
Says "Scott Walker’s bad budget includes: No weekend for workers."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
$2 billion worth of assumptions
Seth Magaziner "plans to spend billions more of your money."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
The system was short-changed for years
"In 2001 and '02 . . . we had the pension system funded at (the) 100% level in that year, and we did for two years at that point."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, September 28th, 2014
Poll is nearly two years old and not exactly on point
A poll taken "a few months ago" found "70 percent approval or higher" for the Act 10 collective bargaining law.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, April 6th, 2014
La Crosse police -- and others -- say otherwise
Protesters in La Crosse blocked an exit and surrounded a State Patrol car carrying the governor and were "beating on the windows and rocking the vehicle." When the car was "extricated" from the crowd, a truck blocked a second exit.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, December 23rd, 2013
No credible proof
Says Terry McAuliffe "opposes" Virginia’s right-to-work law.
— Politifact Virginia on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
Taxes, PERS savings about even
Says, "The Democrats' proposed budget is also balanced by using more in new tax revenue than in total PERS reform or savings."
— Politifact Oregon on Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
Researchers found evidence; others dispute it
"There is no clinical evidence that vaccinating healthcare workers protects patients."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, March 17th, 2013
One in four? More like one in nine.
Public employees receive "something like 25 percent of the paychecks that are issued in Rhode Island."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, December 6th, 2012
Toyota says otherwise
Giant companies like Toyota will not locate in a state that has not passed a right-to-work law
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, March 11th, 2012
AFSCME officials say they can't 'prove' the claim
"We have 395 inmates pushed into triple-bunked cells intended for two inmates and bunked in classrooms and areas supposed to be designated for inmate labor."
— Politifact Oregon on Thursday, March 1st, 2012
No support for giveaway claim
"The president gave the (auto) companies to the UAW."
— Politifact National on Monday, February 27th, 2012
Claim doesn't work on either count
Says unemployment in Ohio "is significantly higher than the unemployment rate in states which are not forced union states and it’s always been that way."
— Politifact Ohio on Monday, November 21st, 2011
Misquoting his own evidence
"If they made no changes whatsoever, the [state employees pension] plan still had enough money to go forward for approximately the next 16 years."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Friday, November 18th, 2011
Unconfined by facts
"The job [of correctional officer] lowers your life expectancy . . . Metropolitan did a study in, I believe it was 1998, and the life expectancy was 58."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
Raises were double digit, but so was inflation
Says Oregon state employees received a "catch-up" pay raise in 1981 -- just two years after they agreed not to take a raise in exchange for a retirement benefit.
— Politifact Oregon on Friday, September 2nd, 2011
Cites national average that isn't
Thirty-seven percent of Central Falls’ retired police officers and firefighters are out on disability pensions; in most municipalities, about 5 percent of retirees collect disability pensions.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, August 18th, 2011