Saturday, December 20th, 2014
Gov. Rick Scott meets with supporters in Plantation back on Oct. 26, 2014. His jobs promise remained central to his re-election efforts. (New York Times photo)

Rick Scott touts reaching 700,000 jobs, but that's not what he promised

While the governor says he reached his 7-7-7 milestone in less than four years, we'd like to remind him the employment goal was on top of normal economic growth.

Rulings from PolitiFact National

The Latest from PolitiFact Florida

Make curbside recycling mandatory

Treat Codes Compliance Assistance Department as a budget priority

Have final design for new pier by September 2014

Half-True

Police rarely charged regardless of race

True

One reason: artificial insemination

Support referendum for Green Light Pinellas and route into downtown

Create a series of initiatives to improve parks and public spaces

Create a housing program modeled after the Challenge Fund

Start an incentive program to encourage police to live in the city

Support USF research efforts

Mostly False

Campaign listed donations from a Koch corporation

Mostly True

He was arrested and could face jail time though it appears unlikely