Articles from February, 2011

Principles of PolitiFact Florida and the Truth-O-Meter

We explain our process for selecting claims to check and how we make our Truth-O-Meter rulings.  

By Bill Adair :: Published on Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 at 8:43 a.m.

Mail call: Readers criticize Scott and PolitiFact coverage on high-speed rail

The big news in Florida is Gov. Rick Scott's decision to reject $2.4 billion in federal funding for a high-speed rail line linking Tampa and Orlando. Readers weighed in on both the governor's decision and the fact-checks we did here at PolitiFact Florida.  

By Aaron Sharockman :: Published on Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 3:37 p.m.

Rick Scott's first state budget: How did he do?

Florida Gov. Rick Scott pushed a lot of buttons with his first state budget proposal, released Feb. 7, 2011. Here's how some of his campaign promises fared.

By John Bartosek, Aaron Sharockman, Amy Sherman :: Published on Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 10:04 a.m.

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