Are Child Care Costs As High As College Tuition?

Our weekly check-in with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.

By Alain StephensSeptember 14, 2016 9:57 am| , ,

Touting the Democratic presidential nominee, a Texas legislator said: “Hillary Clinton would provide all working families with relief from child care costs, which in some states now exceed the average price tag for college tuition.”

Is that a fact? Gardner Selby of the PolitiFact Texas fact-checking team has the answer.

State Rep. Donna Howard floated her comparison in an August  2016 press conference called by Democratic leaders from Austin critical of Republican nominee Donald Trump, who was rallying Austin-area supporters later the same day.

Hear how Howard’s claim scored in the player above.