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stated on January 26, 2020 in a TV interview
On whether the state should use surplus funds for ongoing expenses.
stated on February 19, 2020 in a State of the State Address
"Back in 2005, when we did that first point-in-time count, there were over 188,000 thousand people that were deemed homeless in the state of California. … That’s 35,000 more than we have today.”
stated on December 31, 2019 in social media posts
"California's Attorney General, Xavier Becerra is putting together plans to raise property tax revenue by eliminating the only thing keeping some people's property tax from sky rocketing, Prop 13."
stated on January 5, 2020 in a tweet
Says NC Senate leader "expressed disdain" for the NC House budget vote on Sept. 11.
stated on January 14, 2020 in a Facebook post
Florida is "the 45th in state education funding."
stated on December 4, 2019 in a campaign ad
"Jim Justice is the first West Virginia governor to fight for pay raises for educators."
stated on August 22, 2019 in a tweet
"Our WV highways rank 16th in the country in a national survey of highway systems, up 20 spots from last year’s ranking! This ranking affirms all the hard work we’ve done, and that we continue to do, fixing our state’s roads."
stated on September 11, 2019 in a statement to The Guardian
When Rick Scott was governor, Florida "invested record funding in HIV/AIDS prevention."
stated on August 12, 2019 in her campaign announcement
Says her office "uncover(ed) $350 million in waste and fraud; it led to 40 criminal charges against both Republicans and Democrats."
stated on August 26, 2019 in an Instagram post
"Last year, South Carolina spent $21,756 per prison inmate and $11,552 per student."
stated on July 19, 2019 in a radio interview
Property taxes have "nothing to do with the state."
stated on June 18, 2019 in a radio interview
"The Senate Democrats have not provided one tax cut."
Kelly E. Hastings
stated on June 30, 2019 in On twitter
Said, "The Seven Years’ War led to near bankruptcy for many countries; Britain’s need to raise taxes fueled the American desire for independence."
stated on June 18, 2019 in a speech.
"Five years ago, when I took office, our state was mired in debt - a $2.4 billion debt left over by Republicans."
stated on May 26, 2019 in a TV interview
"Most research shows that (UW salaries) are a little behind, and (in) some areas we're behind more than others."
stated on May 29, 2019 in a tweet
Republicans on the budget-writing committee "did nothing" to address oversight of large-scale farms, "as literal manure is coming out of people’s faucets.
West Virginia Republican Party
stated on April 5, 2019 in a tweet
"West Virginia spends more tax dollars on public education than all but 13 other states and the District of Columbia."
stated on February 21, 2019 in a statement
"On our current trajectory, we’ll be 2,000 prison beds short by 2021... We’ll need two new prisons soon, at the cost of $485 million over the next five years."
stated on March 6, 2019 in a capitol report
"Our state transportation department already has a heavy debt load and has paid more than $700 million in debt payments in just the last two years."
stated on April 12, 2019 in a tweet
"In New York State, Democrats blocked a Bill expanding College Tuition for Gold Star families after approving aid for illegal immigrants."