Statements we say are Mostly True
"Rick Scott tried to slash school funding by $3.3 billion."
"Florida ranks first in the nation for access to free prekindergarten."
Says Rick Scott "oversaw the largest Medicare fraud in the nation’s history."
Says Alex Sink supported "more taxes on water and TV."
Of the approximately 6 million disenfranchised felons in the United States, "one-quarter are Floridians."
"In my home state, nearly one in five Floridians live in poverty."
"Since 2007 David Jolly has given almost $30,000 to keep Democrats in Congress!"
Florida’s proposed medical marijuana amendment "would make Florida one of the most lenient medical-marijuana states, allowing use for limitless ‘other conditions’ specified by any physician."
"We’re the Sunshine State, and we’re hardly doing any solar energy production."
Florida’s proposed amendment for medical marijuana would allow "people who alleged minor ailments such as muscle spasms, neck pain, back pain and even menstrual cramps (to qualify) for government-sanctioned pot-smoking."
"The reason we have a national debt is not because of defense spending. What is driving our long-term debt are Medicare and Social Security programs."
Says Rick Scott "cut education by $1.3 billion" in his first year, then "in his second year he decreases funding by $300 million to our state universities."
"Unemployment in the city of St. Petersburg is below the state average."
The shutdown is projected to result in "$10 billion in costs to the economy per week."
"For the last decade, Floridians’ salaries have shrunk substantially" when adjusted for inflation.
"Today many Florida teachers are at risk of having their pay impacted by the performance of children who are not even in their classrooms or subject areas."
"Over the past 35 years, Florida families have paid into the (National Flood Insurance Program) over $16 billion, four times more than the amount they have received in claim reimbursements."
In Florida "we have 75,000 on (a) waiting list for child care and 23,000 on waiting lists" for community care for the elderly.
"We cut business taxes so today 70 percent of our businesses don't pay a business tax."
Marijuana is "less toxic" than alcohol.
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