Traffic lights in China? Jobs in Finland? PolitiFact Florida rates these two claims in new Super PAC ad

1:01 PM, May 17, 2012   |    comments
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St. Petersburg, Florida - Is your tax money being sent overseas? That's what a new Super PAC is leading you to believe in an ad running here in Florida.

We team up with PolitiFact Florida to check claims in this ad that say stimulus money went to China and Finland.

The first claim says "and tens of millions of dollars to build traffic lights in China."

PolitiFact Florida rated this claim: Mostly False.

Another claim we checked says the stimulus bill sent a tax credits overseas, such as "half a billion to an electric car company that created hundreds of jobs in Finland." 

PolitiFact Florida rated this claim: False.

Read more about each fact-check here: http://www.politifact.com/florida/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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