The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Virginia
The U.S. Army had a training program that put "evangelical Christians, Catholics and Mormons in the same category of religious extremism as we do al-Qaida."
Federal prosecutions for lying on background checks to buy guns are "down 40 percent" under President Barack Obama.
New Virginia regulations on abortion clinics "provide the same sanitary environment we expect of dental offices."
Says the U.S. fleet of attack submarines is scheduled to fall below the 48 boats that Navy says it needs to carry out current missions.
Says under his utility rate plan, "An estimated 50 percent of our residential households will see a decrease in their water and wastewater bills."
Under Obamacare, Virginia taxpayers would have been "forced to pay for abortions" if the General Assembly had not recently intervened.
Abortion coverage is a standard insurance benefit "in nearly 90 percent of private plans sold in the U.S."
Paul Ryan’s budget "keeps the Obamacare taxes and spending cuts that paid for Obamacare, but then cuts all of the benefits."
"A study by the University of Virginia pulls back the curtain on Medicaid’s tragically bad outcomes, including ‘increased risk of adjusted mortality.’"
U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell "wants gun owners in a federal registration system."
The transportation package passed by the General Assembly would impose the "largest tax increase in Virginia’s history."
"Over the last 20 years, the world has changed. It used to be that one could make a career out of working for one company. Today, the average worker stays at his or her job for barely four years."
Virginia is "the only state" that has a tradition of attorneys general resigning if they run for governor.
"The National Science Foundation spent $1.2 million paying seniors to play World of Warcraft to study the impact it had on their brain."
"Collectively states are spending more on Medicaid than they do on K-12 education."
In Virginia "there has been a billion dollars in surplus over the last three years. The legislature has spent less than 1 percent of that on roads."
Except for Virginia, "the other 49 states keep raising their gas tax."
"The brutal fact is, when it comes to education, America is slipping" behind other nations.
"One-third of the gasoline is purchased by out-of-state people" in Virginia
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