Jim Whelan's file:
Whelan

State Sen. Jim Whelan is a Democrat from Atlantic County.

Recent statements involving Jim Whelan

"United States of America is twenty-sixth in school performance in the world."

Because of Jim Whelan, "the 1990s are the only decade since the 1920s when the population of Atlantic City actually went up."

"In our proposal, we would have expanded school aid across the board … Governor Christie slashed school aid in this budget, preferring instead to extend a tax break for millionaires over funding in the classroom."

Recent stories featuring Jim Whelan

From the Truth-O-Meter to the voting booth: New Jersey’s election results:

With unofficial election results in, PolitiFact New Jersey revisits three races where campaign ads were put to the Truth-O-Meter.

It's Election Day -- Go Vote:

We offer a recap of weekend rulings from the Truth-O-Meter and in the spirit of Election Day today, look back at election-themed rulings on New Jersey political ads and statements.

Rating claims on pay-to-play and income tax rates, tallying political ad rulings:

The Truth-O-Meter this weekend found that former Gov. James E. McGreevey did not end pay-to-play on county and state contracts as he claims, and Senate President Stephen Sweeney isn't to blame for New Jersey's income tax rates. And with a week to go before Election Day, review our Truth-O-Meter tallies on political ads circulating around the state.

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