The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Virginia

"Did you know US population growth is at its lowest since the Great Depression?"

"From 1972 until 2011, the number of EPA employees increased by 107 percent while the number of total federal personnel decreased by 15 percent."  

Federal money for Medicaid expansion "is guaranteed for a few years and then goes away."

Says the Medicaid fraud rate in Virginia was "fact-checked" and found to be "0.47 percent."

Gov. McAuliffe's budget would "raid school, other $$ 4 Obamacare in VA."

If the legislature refuses to expand Medicaid, "27 states are going to get our money – Virginia taxpayer money – into their states to provide health care for their citizens, paid for by us."

State Medicaid expansion "will save our treasury $1 billion over the next eight years."

In Virginia’s Medicaid program, "approximately 30 percent, or $2.7 billion a year, is lost to waste, fraud and inefficiencies."

Says five Democratic state senators were for her bicycle tailgating bill "before they were against it."

The Redskins Training Camp deal "generated $40 million in new private investment in the city."

"In 1968, a full-time worker earning minimum wage, could actually support a family of three above the poverty line. Today, that same worker would earn less than the poverty line for a family of two."

"There are 4.7 percent of Virginians who are minimum wage earners who are over 25 years of age working full-time and trying to raise a family."

"Seventy percent of all uninsured live in households in which at least one person is working."

Richmond is "the most vegan-friendly city."

Mark Warner voted for "nearly $1 trillion in new taxes and $7 trillion in new debt."

"The CBO’s latest report confirms what Republicans have been saying for years now. Under Obamacare, millions of hardworking Americans will lose their jobs."

"Eighty-five percent of the states in the United States that had electrocution have now abolished it."

Virginia is "the No. 1 recipient of federal dollars."

"Obamacare passed by just one vote in the Senate. It wouldn’t have passed without Mark Warner’s vote."

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