Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
Gov. Rick Scott, right, delivered the 2015 State of the State address March 3, 2015, in Tallahassee. (Scott Keeler / Times)

Fact-checking Florida’s Legislature at the halfway point

We have fact-checked claims about school tests, Medicaid expansion, online voter registration and a statistical claim about attacks by alligators vs. gun permit holders.

Rulings from PolitiFact National

The Latest from PolitiFact Florida

Half-True

Different text on private parties, persons

Pants on Fire!

Claim was wrong when Dems used it against GOPers too

Half-True

New data says differences have waned

False

90% would be closer

Mostly True

State law allows Bush to do that

Half Flip

New campaign, new position

Scott Walker
Scott Walker

On support for ethanol mandates

— PolitiFact Wisconsin

Require drug screening for welfare recipients

Half-True

The definition is debatable depending on the cut

Half-True

Still behind 2007 if you account for inflation