Sunday, July 5th, 2015
Gillin

Joshua Gillin

Staff Writer, Tampa Bay Times

Joshua Gillin is a staff writer for PolitiFact Florida and the Tampa Bay Times. He previously was a reporter, editor and blogger for tbt*, the daily tabloid edition of the Times, and has written about media news for The Poynter Institute. A Nebraska native, he has a degree in journalism from his home state university and is a diehard Cornhusker. He has worked in many writing and editing capacities in news, sports and features at the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Savannah (Ga.) Morning News and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Email: jgillin@tampabay.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Joshua Gillin

Mostly False

The unborn don't have rights under state law

Mostly True

The quote came from his first gubernatorial campaign

Half-True

Not all tax cuts, and not all by the state

Mostly True

Numbers are correct, but housing bubble hurt Florida more than Texas after his tenure

Recent stories from Joshua Gillin

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage

We look back at our fact-checks on gay and lesbian issues, as well as what candidates had to say about the recent court ruling.   • Chris Christie on the Truth-O-Meter • Donald Trump on the Truth-O-Meter

Political group makes five points about Jeb Bush's record

Women's rights advocates Ultraviolet dig up dirt on the presidential candidate, but some of them don't pass PolitiFact's muster.

IMG Academy projects big economic numbers from expansion, but doesn’t say how

The Legislature put $2 million into the budget at the last minute for the Bradenton-area sports school, which promises thousands of jobs and millions for the state and local economy. But experts say those numbers may be too high.

Jeb Bush on the Truth-O-Meter

Jeb Bush will announce for president on Monday. PolitiFact Florida has fact-checked his claims about Iraq, immigration and education, among others.   Hillary Clinton's Truth-O-Meter record   PunditFact: The backstory behind Diane Rehm's question to Bernie Sanders on dual Israeli citizenship

Fact-checking Jeb Bush who will announce for president June 15

PolitiFact has fact-checked former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s claims about Iraq, immigration and education.

Are red light cameras a ‘scam,’ as Marco Rubio says?

As Marco Rubio’s supporters poked fun at a news article about his four traffic tickets, the GOP presidential contender fired back with his own claim about red light cameras. We look at the debate about the cameras.

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 5 in May

Fact-checks of claims from Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Rick Scott topped our fact-checks and reports in May.

PolitiFact's Top 5 for May 2015

Fact-checks of John Boehner, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee and Elizabeth Warren made the list.    • PolitiFact Rhode Island: Lincoln Chafee to run for president

Fact-checking GOP presidential contenders on the economy

Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Rick Perry are among the speakers at Gov. Rick Scott’s economic summit in Orlando.    • Revisiting the Legislature’s budget showdown

Revisiting the Legislature’s budget showdown

The Senate and House disagree over what to do about hospital funding and Medicaid expansion, two subjects that are linked no matter how lawmakers or Gov. Rick Scott try to separate them.