Latest True Fact-checks in Government Regulation Liquid Death stated on October 27, 2022 in an ad: In Georgia, it's "illegal to give people water within 150 feet of a polling place" and "punishable by up to a year in prison." Facebook posts stated on February 16, 2021 in a Facebook post: "The Texas power grid is not part of the US power grid because they wanted to avoid federal regulation.” Dan Crenshaw stated on March 13, 2020 in a tweet: Says longstanding Food and Drug Administration regulations “created barriers to the private industry creating a test quickly” for the coronavirus. John Hickenlooper stated on May 19, 2019 in an interview: "We beat the NRA with tough, tough gun laws" in Colorado. Gavin Newsom stated on March 8, 2018: "California is 49th out of 50 in the United States in per capita housing units. Only Utah can lay claim to being lowest in per capita production." Chris Abele stated on October 2, 2017 in a tweet: 90 percent of Americans "support universal background checks" for gun purchases. Tammy Baldwin stated on January 5, 2017 in a tweet: The federal government is prohibited "from negotiating lower prescription drug prices for our senior citizens." U.S. Chamber of Commerce stated on October 28, 2016 in an ad: Says Russ Feingold said that with Obamacare, "we could keep our doctors and our plans, it was rated as the Lie of the Year." Mark Pocan stated on April 7, 2016 in a blog post: "More people are struck by lightning than commit in-person voter fraud" by impersonation. Jeremy Bird stated on October 2, 2015 in a tweet after the shootings at an Oregon community college: "90% of Americans want national background checks that close loopholes." Russ Feingold stated on August 18, 2015 in a speech: Says Ron Johnson "opposes entirely a federal minimum wage," except perhaps for "guest workers." Austin Scott stated on June 5, 2015 in press conference: Ninety-seven percent of Americans do not receive subsidies for health care under the Affordable Care Act. Rich Golick stated on March 3, 2015 in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution story: Uber and other ride-share firms are not required to carry auto insurance under Georgia law. Lena Taylor stated on March 12, 2015 in a news release: Polling shows that nearly 74 percent of National Rifle Association members "support requiring background checks for all gun sales." Trebor Banstetter stated on February 2, 2015 in in a statement: A bill to eliminate Delta Air Lines’ jet fuel tax breaks "violates federal law and puts the state at risk of losing critical funding from the Federal Aviation Administration." Marco Rubio stated on January 13, 2015 in his book ‘American Dreams’: A private company building a natural gas pipeline into Florida "is being forced to spend months under the review of six federal agencies." Peter Kilmartin stated on October 2, 2014 in an interview on Rhode Island Public Radio: "In the past three years, we have prosecuted or brought more cases on access to public records than in the previous 12 years combined." Catherine Taylor stated on September 7, 2014 in a TV interview: "Every time [the people from Newport Tent] work in a city or town they have a whole different set of permits that they have to get in order to pitch a tent." Mike Hashimoto stated on June 2, 2014 in a commentary: "Public display of a long rifle is perfectly legal in Texas." Greg Morris stated on March 13, 2014 in an article: You can buy lobster with food stamps. Richard August stated on January 12, 2014 in a Providence Journal commentary: Deer baiting, planned for Block Island by DEM, is illegal in Rhode Island. Jeanne Shaheen stated on October 9, 2013 in remarks from the Senate floor: "Ninety six percent of employers in the Granite State are considered small businesses." Rick Scott stated on September 18, 2013 in a conversation with workers: "You have to get a license to fish on our beaches." Tom Price stated on August 14, 2013 in Twitter posts: Americans spend more than $160 billion and 6 billion hours per year complying with the tax code. Ted Poe stated on April 25, 2013 in an interview on Fox Business Network: Says new Medicare billing guidelines "have nine codes for (injuries by) turkeys." Ban the Box RI stated on March 20, 2013 in a video posted on YouTube: "In Rhode Island, 28 percent of adults released from state prisons are re-incarcerated within a year." Ted Cruz stated on March 16, 2013 in a speech at CPAC: "We have a federal government that thinks they have the authority to regulate our toilet seats." Steve Cohen stated on October 31, 2012 in a press release.: Says Delta Air Lines has "once again broken a promise they made to me and to the people of Memphis." Teresa Fedor stated on August 15, 2012 in a news conference: Says Republicans supported legislation on early voting and in-person voting in 2005. Lamar Alexander stated on June 18, 2012 in prepared remarks at a Congressional field hearing.: "Three of our cities are among the top five worst cities in the U.S. for asthma."