The national average was even higher
Florida Democratic Party
Says Jeb Bush "oversaw (an) average in-state tuition increase of 48.2 percent during his tenure."
The quote came from his first gubernatorial campaign
Says Jeb Bush "said low-income women should ‘get their life together and find a husband.' "
Florida still lags other states
"After (Jeb) Bush’s two terms in office, Florida’s graduation rate was dead last and remains near the bottom."
2000 purge started before Jeb
"In Florida, when Jeb Bush was governor, state authorities conducted a deeply flawed purge of voters before the presidential election in 2000" and "in 2004 a plan to purge even more voters was headed off."
Numbers are correct, but housing bubble hurt Florida more than Texas after his tenure
Says that during his eight years as Florida governor, "we created 1.3 million net new jobs -- more jobs created than Texas."
Valid numbers that don't say a lot
"Florida sends $135 billion and D.C. returns $150 billion."
Yes, in sheer numbers but not in per capita
"We have a legal immigration system in America that accepts 1 million people a year, legally. No other country in the world even comes close to that."
Experts offered nuance
"There are more poor people today as a percentage of our population than the 1970s."
They'll be eligible, not necessarily 'forced'
"If we choose Obamacare expansion, 600,000 will lose eligibility for their subsidies, of which 257,000 would be forced into Medicaid."
Actually Pennsylvania is No. 2
Florida has the most concealed weapon permits in the nation, "nearly double that of the second state, which is Texas."
Down from the highest total funding ever
"Inflation-adjusted defense spending has declined 21 percent since 2010, and even if we discount the drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan, it has still declined by a dangerous 12 percent."
State closed white-black gap for certain years
Florida is "one of the few states that has actually had a narrowing of the achievement gap based on income, or based on race or ethnicity."
According to an annual state survey
The state of Florida has seen "double-digit drops" in alcohol use among teens.
State law allows Bush to do that
American Bridge 21st Century
"(Jeb) Bush, not the State of Florida, decided which private emails to disclose."
Definitely a big chunk
Florida Chamber of Commerce
Medicaid is close to 30 percent of the state budget and "the biggest expenditure at the state."
One judge said it, but it's not binding
A federal judge said President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration is "unconstitutional."
Florida's tax burden is indeed low
"The average person only pays about $1,800 in state taxes — which is the lowest of all 50 states."
No evidence of online fraud so far
Online voter registration is a "more secure" way of doing voter registration.
We may be the 'Sunshine State' but we're not the Solar State
Floridians for Solar Choice
"Currently, Florida is one of only five states in the nation that prohibit citizens from buying electricity from companies that will put solar panels on your home or business."
A supporter of 'traditional marriage' with softer rhetoric
Democratic National Committee
Says Jeb Bush "not only opposes marriage equality, he’s said he ‘personally’ believes gay couples should be banned from adopting children."
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