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The Legislature needs to spend $500 million to "shore up" the pension fund this year and the next 28 years to keep it "afloat."
Says his proposed education spending "is the highest state funding level in Florida history."
The majority of public funding for the Marlins stadium "came from hotel taxes, the burden of which is incurred by tourists who are visiting our city, NOT the resident taxpayers."
Says his budget provides "the highest state funding level in history" for education.
People committed involuntarily for 72 hours under the Baker Act will get their guns back "automatically and immediately upon discharge....and their commitment is never entered into a background check database."
"I sponsored the amendment that expanded the hours of early voting so that people who have irregular work schedules could vote."
"In the four years before I became governor, we increased state debt $5.2 billion. We've paid it down $2 billion."
"Report that #GOP insisting on changes to Social Security as part of #fiscalcliff false. BTW those changes are supported by @barackobama."
Under Charlie Crist, Florida lost 825,000 jobs and the unemployment rate increased from 3.5 percent to 11.1 percent.
The Broward Republican Executive Committee "had the liberal League of Women Voters Guide removed from the Broward Supervisor of Election's website."
"Obama's Environmental Protection Agency sent emails for Hispanic Heritage Month with a photo of Che Guevara."
Says he "opposed $716 billion cut to Medicare."
Says Bill Young "voted twice for the Ryan budget that ends the current Medicare system."
Says Connie Mack initially said he would have voted "yes" for the Paul Ryan budget plan, and then, "you said it was stupid and you would vote no. And then your folks corrected you, and you changed your position again, yes."
Lois Frankel "spent over $13,000 in taxpayer money on a marble shower in a private bathroom with her own toilet."
While she was mayor, Lois Frankel took a "police helicopter ride to go to a dinner party."
Says Connie Mack voted to redefine "rape" as "forcible rape."
Says Connie Mack "is protecting Chevron oil from a multi-billion dollar lawsuit over pollution of rivers and rainforests."
An Army report stated Allen West "performed illegal acts, merited court martial, faced 11 years in prison.'"
Says his deficit plan "made some adjustments to (Simpson-Bowles), and we're putting it forward before Congress right now, a $4 trillion plan."
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