Different text on private parties, persons
"Florida has a law like (Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act)."
New data says differences have waned
"Whales live as long at SeaWorld" as they do in the wild.
The definition is debatable depending on the cut
"We have cut taxes more than 40 times in four years."
Still behind 2007 if you account for inflation
Education funding of $7,176 per student is a "historic level."
Figure is credible but not unassailable
"200,000 students attempt suicide every year on college campuses."
The data is more mixed
Hispanic students in Florida perform "the best" of any Hispanic population in the United States.
It's a problem that's not easy to quantify
Florida Chamber of Commerce
"Insured Floridians pay about $2,000 for every hospital stay to cover the cost of the uninsured."
Many high ratings, but not all
Says he "secured the highest possible bond rating" for the city of Tampa.
Tries to stop Obama's immigration action, not checks specifically
A bill from U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho attempts to restrict the administration's ability to conduct national security and criminal background checks on undocumented immigrants.
Committee drew from IG interviews of CIA officials
The authors of a report on CIA’s torture techniques "never interviewed a single CIA official."
Numbers are right, but comparison imperfect
Citing his efforts to secure the border, Obama said, "Overall, the number of people trying to cross our border illegally is the lowest it has been since the 1970s."
Crist spent money on the manse, too
Says Rick Scott "spent $800,000 of your tax dollars upgrading the Governor's Mansion."
Both came to support it after opposing it
Rick Scott says he supported in-state tuition for Dreamers while Charlie Crist was against it.
If bill would have changed nothing why veto it?
Says a bill he vetoed to give driver licenses to certain immigrants known as Dreamers would have changed "nothing."
Studies vary widely on the number and experts say it is hard to pinpoint
If Florida expanded Medicaid, "some studies indicate it would create about 120,000 jobs."
There are escape clauses, but don't bet on it
No Tax For Tracks
The Greenlight Pinellas 1-cent sales tax "is permanent, we never get to vote on this again."
Perhaps in the nation, but not in Florida
"The CBO says if we raise the minimum wage the way Charlie (Crist) wants to do it, it would lose 500,000 jobs."
You can't lay all the blame on any one governor
"832,000 people lost their job while (Charlie Crist was) governor."
Yes, but Crist holds record per pupil
Republican Party of Florida
Under Rick Scott, there has been a "historic $20 billion in funds for education."
Scott didn't face prison, but that's what the Fifth is for
Says Rick Scott "pled the Fifth 75 times to avoid jail for Medicare fraud."
© 2015 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise