State closed white-black gap for certain years
Florida is "one of the few states that has actually had a narrowing of the achievement gap based on income, or based on race or ethnicity."
Claim was wrong when Dems used it against GOPers too
U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy "voted to allow members of Congress to receive taxpayer-funded health care for life."
New data says differences have waned
"Whales live as long at SeaWorld" as they do in the wild.
Solar debate overcast in Louisiana, not Georgia
Recent solar energy policies in Georgia "have resulted in rate hikes and did not result in solar becoming any more economically viable."
A biting claim
"According to the state of Florida, you are almost twice as likely to be attacked by an alligator than by someone who happens to carry a conceal-and-carry permit."
According to an annual state survey
The state of Florida has seen "double-digit drops" in alcohol use among teens.
The vendor was also to blame for technical glitches
The delay in school testing "was not that of a vendor, the problem was not that of the test materials itself, it was the product of a cyber attack."
State law allows Bush to do that
"(Jeb) Bush, not the State of Florida, decided which private emails to disclose."
Definitely a big chunk
Medicaid is close to 30 percent of the state budget and "the biggest expenditure at the state."
Overall enrollment is up, but not from order
Eliminating affirmative action in admissions in Florida led to "more African American and Hispanic kids attending our university system" than before.
One judge said it, but it's not binding
A federal judge said President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration is "unconstitutional."
Florida's tax burden is indeed low
"The average person only pays about $1,800 in state taxes — which is the lowest of all 50 states."
The definition is debatable depending on the cut
"We have cut taxes more than 40 times in four years."
Still behind 2007 if you account for inflation
Education funding of $7,176 per student is a "historic level."
Some anti-pot votes but not to jail the dying
Says Debbie Wasserman Schultz "voted repeatedly to send terminally ill patients to prison."
A rug art project, yes, but no proof of praying
"Students In Fla. High School Forced To Recite Islamic Prayer, Make Prayer Rugs."
Figure is credible but not unassailable
"200,000 students attempt suicide every year on college campuses."
Islamic State doesn't control Libya's second-largest city
ISIS is "now the predominant Islamist group in Benghazi."
No evidence that students shoulder that much of a burden
Florida students take "an array of standardized high stakes tests which eat up as much as 45 school days per year."
The data is more mixed
Hispanic students in Florida perform "the best" of any Hispanic population in the United States.
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