Latest Fact-checks on Ward Armstrong Ward Armstrong stated on September 27, 2011 in in TV ads.: Appalachian Power Company is making "record profits." Ward Armstrong stated on July 21, 2011 in a news conference.: On campaign contributions from electric utilities. Ward Armstrong stated on May 23, 2011 in a news release.: Under Gov. Bob McDonnell, more jobs have been lost than created in Southside and Southwest Virginia. Ward Armstrong stated on March 31, 2011 in a Twitter post.: "[Appalachian Power] wants another 10 percent rate increase. The compensation package for CEO Mike Morris rose 22 percent to $8.7 million in 2010." Ward Armstrong stated on March 21, 2011 in a House floor speech.: A telephone company will no longer have to provide landline service to customers if there is an alternative provider, including wireless. Ward Armstrong stated on February 21, 2011 in a House floor speech.: A telecom bill could keep the State Corporation Commission from getting rate-of-return information from electric utilities. Ward Armstrong stated on December 20, 2010 in a news release.: On whether the state should ramp up borrowing to build roads. Ward Armstrong stated on December 20, 2010 in a letter.: "The Governor did not consult members of his own party before he released his [transportation] plan."