In the Works rulings on the Scott-O-Meter
"The 7-step economic program — over a 7-year period — will have a positive economic impact and create over 700,000 jobs for the state of Florida."
"Reforming health care for Medicaid recipients (through a waiver) and state employees to consumer directed care will lower the cost of health care, increase choice of health plans, and save taxpayers $1.8 billion."
"I will invest in the state Innovation Fund that brought Scripps and Burnham research labs to Florida, developing high-tech clusters with high-paying jobs."
"In total, Florida's economy will gain an additional 700,000 jobs, $74 billion in state GDP, $41 billion in higher personal income, $1 billion in total state tax revenues as a direct result of the increased economic growth."
"Rick Scott will work with the Florida Legislature" to "ensure that Citizens consistently operates on actuarially sound rates."
"His prioritization of education will continue in his second term by championing an all-time high per pupil funding level of $7,176."
"Governor Scott will propose to double down on Florida's investment in digital learning initiatives for school districts from $40 million to $80 million."
"Gov. Scott will propose to increase school security by $10 million to over $74 million."
"Gov. Scott will direct the Commissioner of Education to conduct a thorough and comprehensive investigation of every standardized test that school districts are requiring their students to take."
"In the next four years, Gov. Scott is committed to securing $10 million to create a $10,000 degree competitive STEM grant program for our state colleges."
"Manufacturing has the largest return on investment of all industries in Florida. That is why Gov. Scott eliminated the sales tax on manufacturing equipment until 2017, saving companies more than $140 million annually. This savings will allow the 17,500 manufacturing companies in Florida, that employ more than 300,000 Floridians, to expand, invest, and flourish during the next gout years. Permanently eliminating this sales tax will ensure manufacturing is a solid pillar to Florida’s economy and help to protect us from any future economic troubles."
"Demand the Florida Legislature phase out the 6 percent sales tax on commercial leases."
"During my second term I will: Continue to expand funding for springs restoration and alternative water supply programs."