Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn's claim that Governor Ralph Northam's budget includes no tax hike is rated "Mostly False."
Articles by Warren Fiske
We wondered whether Northam’s statement - that extreme-risk bills have passed in other states with Republican legislatures and been signed by GOP governors - is accurate.
“We took a deal to the president just last February, less than a year ago -- $25 billion over 10 years in border security done the right way, and the president blew up the deal.”
In 2013, Attorney General Mark Herring said he would resign as attorney general if he decided to run for governor. Now that he has acknowledged his intention to run for governor in 2021, House Majority Leader Todd Gilbert is calling on him to honor his pledge and step down as attorney general. Herring will not.
“Every single city and county in Virginia, their unemployment dropped, and in most of the rural communities, it dropped by over 50 percent,” McAuliffe, a Democrat, said about his term as governor from 2014 to 2018. His comment came during a Nov. 28 radio interview on The John Fredericks Show in Portsmouth.
Virginians pay high power bills largely because the state’s regulatory system is “rigged,” in favor of energy companies, according to Clean Virginia, an advocacy group seeking reforms.
Rob Wittman says “85 percent (of immigrants) don’t show up for a scheduled court hearing or call to schedule a court hearing.” Warren Fiske and Craig Carper present this week's PolitiFact Virginia.
Dave Brat, the Republican incumbent, is saying on conservative radio shows that Soros is behind the hefty fundraising of Abigail Spanberger, the Democratic challenger. Spanberger had raised $4.5 million through Sept. 25, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commision.
When it comes to paychecks, the major-party candidates for Congress in the 7th District offer opposite views.
“Wages are going through the roof,” said Dave Brat, the Republican incumbent, during an October 15 debate.
“Wages, real wages, are stagnant,” said Abigail Spanberger, the Democratic challenger.