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Florida Stop Common Core Coalition Says Education Testing Company Promotes Gay Lifestyle to School Children | PolitiFact

March 19, 2014

"AIR is known for being an independent and important provider of high-quality educational research, resources, and training for federal, state, and local stakeholders," said Anne Hyslop of the New America Foundation. "Their work is widely respected, and they have a long history of producing valuable contributions to the field."

She suggested that the attack had more to do with the Common Core than with AIR itself. AIR received no criticism when selected to develop Florida’s hotly controversial "value-added" model of teacher evaluations.

What Is 'A Pathway To Citizenship'? | Politifact

April 2, 2013

said Tamar Jacoby with the pro-reform group ImmigrationWorks USA. Camarota added: "We want a stakeholder society. We want a country that can ask certain things of you and you can ask certain things of the country." But Alex Nowrasteh, an immigration ...

Does Supporting Ryan Budget Plan Mean Charlie Bass Wants Seniors To Pay ... | PolitiFact

October 31, 2012

Nevertheless, choices about spending and taxes are not entirely unrelated, given the imbalance in the federal budget in recent years and the significant debt that is building up, said Maya MacGuineas, president of the bipartisan Committee for a ...

Bill Nelson Says Connie Mack's Penny Plan Would Lead to Massive Cuts in Defense, Medicare, and Social Security | Politifact

October 24, 2012

We sent Nelson's claim and the study to several experts including Jason Peuquet of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget; Alan Viard, resident scholar at the conservative American Enterprise Institute; and Steve Ellis, vice president of ...

Thompson Says Baldwin Voted To 'Gut' Medicare | PolitiFact

October 21, 2012

"Medicare will continue to grow in nominal dollars and faster than the overall economy," said Jason Peuquet, research director at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. The cost savings in the health law, in Peuquet's view, actually don't go ...

Fact-Checking Taxes in the Presidential Race | PolitiFact

October 15, 2012

But we don't have enough details to tell if it's good tax policy or fiscally responsible," said Maya MacGuineas, president of the bipartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan have been repeatedly pressed ...

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez Says The Budget Control Act Is The Federal Budget | PolitiFact

October 14, 2012

The Act is similar to a budget resolution in terms of setting those discretionary spending limits, according to Jason Peuquet, research director for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a bipartisan organization focused on debt reduction.

Obama Says His Plan Made "Some Adjustments" To Simpson-Bowles | PolitiFact

October 11, 2012

Peuquet's Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget has published a detailed analysis comparing the plans that shows the differences. Tax reform: "Simpson-Bowles calls for bold tax reform to dramatically reduce tax rates by cutting tax expenditures ...

Launch a Children's First Agenda | PolitiFact

October 8, 2012

Lisa Guernsey, director of the Early Education Initiative at the New America Foundation, a nonpartisan public policy think tank, said that while there is plenty of work to still be done to "reduce redundancy and increase coordination between programs,” the Obama administration has "helped chase the conversation of early childhood care so that it is connected to early education.”

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Obama Says He's "Put Forward A Specific $4 Trillion Deficit Reduction Plan." | PolitiFact

October 4, 2012

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a bipartisan organization that is very keen on debt reduction, crunches the numbers in the President's 2013 budget and finds that by 2022, Obama's program trims the deficit by $2.4 trillion. That's ...

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