The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Florida

"Florida ranks first in the nation for access to free prekindergarten."

The Greenlight Pinellas transportation plan involves a "300% tax increase."

Says 50 percent of millennials don’t associate with "any political party."

Says Cathy Jordan was "arrested" and dragged out of her home by "a SWAT team of hooligans" for using medical marijuana.

The economic "turnaround started at the end of my term."

About half the people who would qualify for Medicaid expansion in Florida "can buy a health care plan for $30 a month" on the federal health care exchange.

"We have invested record funding in protecting our environment."

"All of Florida's four-year state colleges now offer bachelor's degrees for only $10,000."

"Florida high schools are four out of the top 10 in the entire United States."

"We are seeing dramatic rate cuts" to Medicare that will affect seniors’ ability to keep their doctor, hospital and prevention services.

Says Rick Scott "oversaw the largest Medicare fraud in the nation’s history."

Says the U.S. Supreme Court found that "Social Security is not guaranteed."

On expanding Medicaid as part of the health care law

Says Alex Sink supported "higher property taxes."

The medical marijuana ballot initiative "doesn’t require a physician writing a prescription" and can be for conditions like "having a back that needs to be scratched."

On oil drilling off Florida’s coast

Says David Jolly "supports privatizing Social Security."

"Large parts of Florida" have experienced "years of below average rainfall."

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