Florida laws were 'harsh' before Crist
Progressive Choice Florida
Says Charlie Crist signed "the nation’s harshest marijuana laws."
Teacher jobs declined in recession but precise layoff number hard to pinpoint
"Under Governor Crist, 3,000 teachers laid off."
Dollar amount isn't so clear cut
"$3 billion over the next five years will be taken out of our public schools and be put into vouchers."
Feds are focused on busting cultivators and distributors -- not simply users
Americans for Safe Access
Judging by a recent vote, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz "thinks it's okay for medical marijuana patients to go to federal prison."
The percentage is weak on this one
"In states where beer is unregulated, the per capita production is significantly higher."
The data says the opposite may be true
"Higher beer production and higher consumption go hand-in-hand."
Not the goal, but impossible to guarantee
Friends of Greenlight
Greenlight Pinellas "won’t take existing lanes from other vehicles."
He's always waffled on abortion
Says he hasn’t changed his view on abortion restrictions.
Not yet, but stay tuned
"My state of Florida is now the third-largest state. We have surpassed New York in population."
An old industry estimate that isn't a sure thing
"Seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage are going to see an average premium increase between $50 and $90 per month."
Florida approved Common Core in 2010 but didn't start phasing implementation until 2011
"We have been teaching these (Common Core) standards in Florida schools since 2010."
Not more than 100, but there are some
"There are over 100 pipelines between the United States and Canada right now."
Data doesn't show that
Florida's revenue "is growing at a faster rate than almost any state in the country."
Scott's committee is the latest to use CBO report to make inaccurate claims
"Obamacare will drive 2.5 million Americans out of the workforce."
Actually most of Florida Blue members are keeping their plans for now
Because of the federal health care law, "300,000 health plans canceled" in Florida.
Lowest among big, urban counties, not all
Broward County’s unemployment rate of 5.3 percent is "the lowest in Florida."
No arrest, no hooligans
Says Cathy Jordan was "arrested" and dragged out of her home by "a SWAT team of hooligans" for using medical marijuana.
Only about half currently offering $10k degrees
"All of Florida's four-year state colleges now offer bachelor's degrees for only $10,000."
Cuts only affect Medicare Advantage, and outcome won't be known for months
"We are seeing dramatic rate cuts" to Medicare that will affect seniors’ ability to keep their doctor, hospital and prevention services.
She opposed a cut at a tough time
Republican Party of Florida
Says Alex Sink supported "higher property taxes."
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