Lawmaker has numbers on lockdown
"We saw the prison population expand and vacancy rates for correctional officers go from 2.9% to 15.2%" over the last eight years.
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
Isn't the whole story
The 1994 crime bill "did not generate mass incarceration."
— PolitiFact National
on Thursday, May 30th, 2019
New stance is full reversal from past
On the need for independent investigations of police shootings
— PolitiFact California
on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Not quite so dire
"On our current trajectory, we’ll be 2,000 prison beds short by 2021... We’ll need two new prisons soon, at the cost of $485 million over the next five years."
— PolitiFact Missouri
on Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
Requires a bit of a scientific leap
"The public health science is clear that the use of the addiction medicine buprenorphine saves lives whether that use has been prescribed or not."
— PolitiFact Vermont
on Sunday, April 7th, 2019