The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Florida

"Women in Florida make 83 cents for every dollar a man makes."

"Having an active father makes children 98 percent more likely to graduate from college."

Says Rick Scott cut "Bright Futures scholarships in half."

"With Rick Scott, there are more funds for preschool education."

"Tourism and retirees are the dominant economic engines in our state."

Florida has the "third most-regressive tax" structure.

Says Rick Scott’s per-pupil education spending is "about $200 less" than what it was under Charlie Crist during the recession.

Says Charlie Crist "voted against raising the minimum wage."

Says Charlie Crist "raised taxes on the middle class" by $2.2 billion.

"We cut property taxes for seniors and our middle class."

"Expanding Medicaid would create 63k jobs."

Says Rick Scott "cut education to pay for even more tax breaks for big, powerful, well-connected corporations."

"Light rail does not reduce congestion."

"Nearly 60 percent of women who use birth control do so for more than just family planning."

Says Charlie Crist signed "the nation’s harshest marijuana laws."

"Candidates for governor routinely disclose" their spouses’ tax returns.

"Gov. Rick Scott cut the cost of prepaid college tuition by nearly $20,000."

"Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a bill that gives Florida's public officials an easy way to avoid disclosing their personal finances."

"$3 billion over the next five years will be taken out of our public schools and be put into vouchers."  

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