WCVE's PolitiFact Virginia Editor examined if Mayor Levar Stoney is right that Richmond is among the very few cities that hasn’t raised its real estate tax rate to pre-recession levels.
Articles by Warren Fiske
PolitiFact Virginia editor Warren Fiske interviews Tom Kapsidelis about his new book, “After Virginia Tech: Gun Safety and Healing in the Era of Mass Shootings.”
During a recent radio interview, Del. Bob Thomas, R-Stafford, predicted abortion will be a major issue this fall.
Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he won’t run for president in 2020 because final touches are needed on his recoloring of Virginia.“I’m going back. I started the mission in Virginia,” the Democrat said during an April 18 CNN interview. “It was a red state when I started. When I left, it was a blue state.” Did Virginia's red-to-blue changes start with McAuliffe, as the former governor likes to say?
Emmett Hanger, co-chairman of the budget-writing Senate Finance Committee, is under fire in a Republican primary this spring for supporting tax increases. The criticism is coming from challenger Tina Freitas, a GOP activist in the 24th Senate District, stretching from Staunton to Culpeper.
Speaker: Beto O’Rourke
Statement: “Disparities in infant mortality between white America and black America [are] greater today, in 2019 than in the year 1850...”
Date: April 16
Setting: Campaign rally
Democrat Beto O’Rourke brought his presidential campaign to Henrico County on April 16, pledging to reform an economic system he said, “works too well for too few, and not at all for too many.”
On the brink of deciding whether he’ll seek the Democratic presidential nomination, former Gov. Terry McAuliffe is being accused of flip-flopping on a bill that would have eased Virginia’s restrictions on late-term abortions.
Delegate Kaye Kory recently claimed a significant increase in the numbers of women being incarcerated. PolitiFact Virginia looked into that claim.