From the daily archives: Friday, September 21, 2012

Back in June Politifact gave the Ohio Democratic Party a “half-true” rating on their claim that John Kasich’s budget caused “many communities to seek school levies, local tax increases, layoffs.”

The rating was primarily given because of conflicting information about the layoff claims.  Despite a number of examples of layoffs provided by ODP, Politifact noted that the number of local government jobs in Ohio had ticked up slightly since Kasich’s budget had been enacted.   As such, they ruled the claim half true.

That was June and they were looking at May’s numbers.

Had they waited a few weeks until the June employment […]

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