Articles from May, 2013

In context: Rick Scott's comments on Republicans and jobs

To Democratic ears, Gov. Rick Scott's remarks from a GOP dinner sound a lot like Mitt Romney's '47 percent' comment last year in Boca Raton. Read both remarks and decide for yourself.

By Katie Sanders :: Published on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at 10:25 a.m.

Fact-checking Rick Scott's table setting

We've fact-checked several talking points included in a campaign-style flier from the governor's office that greeted Florida Council of 100 members at a recent dinner.

By Katie Sanders :: Published on Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 at 2:39 p.m.

Fact-checking House Speaker Will Weatherford

The Republican from Pasco County was everywhere during the legislative session. We checked out his talking points.

By Katie Sanders :: Published on Friday, May 17th, 2013 at 11:17 a.m.

Fact-checking more claims about the sequester

Broad-based cuts to the federal budget are starting to have an impact on states and cities. We look at our latest round of fact-checks on the cuts known as sequestration.

By Amy Sherman :: Published on Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 1:55 p.m.

PolitiFact Florida wins Green Eyeshade Award for online politics reporting

The winning entry included fact-checks of the 2012 U.S. Senate race and Florida's state government.

By Angie Drobnic Holan :: Published on Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 10:29 a.m.

Is a new study of Medicaid a game changer?

Opponents of expanding Medicaid have questioned whether the insurance program for the poor actually works. Here, we look at a new landmark study on health outcomes for people on Medicaid. The results were surprising.

By Louis Jacobson :: Published on Friday, May 3rd, 2013 at 2:06 p.m.

PolitiFact Florida tackles claims about Miami Dolphins stadium

The Miami Dolphins are asking for public help to finance a major stadium renovation. We check the facts.

By Amy Sherman :: Published on Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 4:43 p.m.

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