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.

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The Latest from PolitiFact Florida


Different text on private parties, persons

Pants on Fire!

Claim was wrong when Dems used it against GOPers too


New data says differences have waned


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


The definition is debatable depending on the cut


Still behind 2007 if you account for inflation