Statements we say are Mostly True
There are "a larger number of shark attacks in Florida than there are cases of voter fraud."
"In some communities, for $10,000 worth of (PIP) coverage it’s $1,500 a year."
"We supported the first new nuclear power plant in three decades."
"Right now, 50 percent of Florida students leaving high school cannot read at grade level."
"I have a very conservative voting record."
"We are poised to get rid of over 1,000 more regulations in 2012."
"Nationwide tuition at public universities is up almost 300 percent ... in the last 20 years."
"No candidate has run more negative ads in American history than Barack Obama did in 2008, especially in the general.’’
Nevada is No. 1 in unemployment, violent crime, car theft, divorce, robberies and foreclosures.
Says Newt Gingrich said "Spanish is the language of the ghetto."
"While Romney was a director of the Damon Corporation, the company was defrauding Medicare of millions."
Says the state tax burden per citizen in New York is twice as high as in Florida.
"In the past year, Floridians, not government, created almost 135,000 new private sector jobs. We netted more than 120,000 total jobs in the first 11 months of 2011; the third most of any state in the nation."
"Today 46 percent of all Floridians owe more on their home than it is worth."
Says adding toll lanes on I-95 in Broward County improved rush-hour traffic for non-toll lanes from 25 mph to 45 mph.
Says it wasn't until he and a Senate colleague were able to "wrangle the actual streaming video" from BP that scientists were able to calculate the oil spill flow.
Slot machines in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have generated 20 percent of the promised $500 million per year for schools.
"A Cornell University research study concludes that ethanol generates a 29 percent energy loss, meaning it takes more than a gallon of gasoline to produce a gallon of ethanol."
"Just a little over 60 percent of your electric bill, my electric bill, 60 percent of that is pass-throughs, whether they be for building of nuclear plants or whatever they may be." A planned nuclear plant repair "will only increase that percentage."
"The (Florida) casino proposed by Malaysian gambling conglomerate Genting would be nearly double the size of the largest casino in the world."
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