Latest Mostly True Fact-checks in North Carolina Erin Paré stated on February 18, 2023 in a tweet: Wake County is the only large county in North Carolina that elects its commissioners at-large countywide. Michael Easley Jr. stated on July 12, 2022 in a press conference: “North Carolina is among some of the top states in the country for the number of ghost guns that are seized as crime guns.” National Republican Senatorial Committee stated on June 14, 2022 in a political ad: Cheri Beasley voted to reverse the conviction of an armed kidnapper, release a double murderer early. Thom Tillis stated on October 26, 2021 in a tweet: "Gas in North Carolina increased 14 cents per gallon this past week, the highest in the nation." Roy Cooper stated on August 4, 2021 in a press conference: “North Carolina during this pandemic had among the lowest COVID-related deaths, as well as job losses per capita.” Roy Cooper stated on March 26, 2021 in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper: “People don’t pretend to be someone else to go in and vote. You just don’t see that kind of fraud.” Alma Adams stated on February 9, 2021 in a tweet: “Almost 40% of borrowers with student loan debt didn't finish their degree.” Facebook posts stated on September 30, 2020 in a political ad: “Donald Trump and Thom Tillis opposed legislation that would lower the price of insulin and other prescription drugs.” Mandy Cohen stated on July 28, 2020 in a press conference: There’s a “direct correlation” between North Carolina’s mask requirement and COVID-19 stabilization. Roy Cooper stated on May 12, 2020 in a press conference: “With retail, people are moving around and you don’t have as much a chance to spread the virus (as you do) when people are sitting or standing indoors” for long periods of time. Cal Cunningham stated on February 5, 2020 in a campaign ad: Says Sen. Thom Tillis voted to "take away" coverage for people with pre-existing conditions. Roy Cooper stated on January 21, 2020 in a tweet: Says a "court has ordered North Carolina to step up significantly its funding for education." Wayne Goodwin stated on December 14, 2019 in a tweet: Says his opponent for NC Insurance Commissioner is a "perennial candidate" over 30 years. Alma Adams stated on November 26, 2019 in a tweet: "The President wants to cut 3 MILLION people from SNAP, including children, seniors and veterans." Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee stated on September 29, 2019 in a tweet: Says Thom Tillis voted to support Trump’s emergency declaration to fund the border wall even though it would "raid $80 million from North Carolina." 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." Dan Bishop stated on May 31, 2019 in in a Facebook post: Said Dan McCready "got nearly $1 million in support from a Nancy Pelosi aligned dark money org in the 2018 election cycle right after he tweeted, ‘Dark money has no place in our politics’." Roy Cooper stated on February 25, 2019 in his State of the State address: "Right now, four in 10 public schools in our state are at least 50 years old." David Price stated on February 14, 2019 in a tweet: Says border "crossings remain at historically low levels." Roy Cooper stated on January 30, 2019: Says "30,000 veterans in North Carolina have no health insurance." Darren Jackson stated on January 30, 2019 in a tweet: "Expanding Medicaid would bring 40,000 jobs to North Carolina." Civitas Institute stated on January 28, 2019 in a tweet: "There are almost 60,000 North Carolina children on waiting lists to access a school that works best for them." Dallas Woodhouse stated on December 8, 2018 in a tweet: Says no elections protest was filed, McCready conceded and "every" county board certified its results from the Mark Harris, Dan McCready race. Linda Coleman stated on October 23, 2018: "George Holding has voted 13 times to deny Kevin, and the 300,000 people like him in the 2nd Congressional District, coverage" for their pre-existing conditions. Chaz Beasley stated on August 23, 2018: "For perspective, Special Session costs you $50k, every single day. That’s roughly the average teacher’s salary in NC." Michael Lee stated on August 28, 2018 in Tweet: Teacher pay has increased under Republican leadership every year for the past 5 years. In fact, even according to the national teacher's unions own rankings, NC ranked number 2 in the U.S. for fastest rising teacher pay 2016-2017. JD Wooten stated on August 24, 2018: "My opponent, Rick Gunn, blocked the expansion of Medicaid — costing half a million people health insurance, including at least 23,000 veterans." Tim Moore stated on August 24, 2018 in the legislature: North Carolina is one of "very few states" that give the governor sole discretion to pick judges. Mandy Cohen stated on June 26, 2018 in a speech: Indiana expanded Medicaid when Mike Pence was governor Bernie Sanders stated on April 19, 2018 in a speech at Duke University: "We’ve spent more money on the military than the next 12 nations combined."