Welcome to the YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, where we ask elected officials about their jobs. This week, we address questions to members of the Forsyth County delegation to the NC House. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.
1. T/F? The eastern section of the I-74 Northern Beltway urban loop project, which would serve Forsyth County, is ranked last on the NC Department of Transportation’s prioritization list. 2. True or false? The most recent estimate of the state budget deficit for fiscal year 2010-2011 is $3.3 billion. 3. T/F? The state employees healthcare plan currently has a $33 billion unfunded liability.
Larry Womble (Democrat, District 71): 1. True. [ ] 2. True. [ ] 3. True. [ ]
Earline Parmon (Democrat, District 72) 1. True. [ ] 2. It’s $3.5 billion [X] 3. True. [ ]
Rep. Dale Folwell (Republican, District 74) 1. True. [ ] 2. True. [ ] 3. True. [ ]
2. According to the Office of State Budget and Management, legislators are facing a $3.3 billion budget deficit when they return to Raleigh next month.