The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Florida
"Over the past 35 years, Florida families have paid into the (National Flood Insurance Program) over $16 billion, four times more than the amount they have received in claim reimbursements."
"The American people support defunding Obamacare and oppose shutting down the government."
"You have to get a license to fish on our beaches."
In Florida "we have 75,000 on (a) waiting list for child care and 23,000 on waiting lists" for community care for the elderly.
"We’re 48th in K-12 funding and 50th in higher education."
"Tampa got more (federal housing) money because they scored higher on the blight scoring system, so they've got a much bigger problem than we do."
In 2012, the state "put together a list of over 100,000 people that they thought were ineligible to vote. Came out there were less than 10."
"One out of every three students currently today is ready for college before they go there."
The Libertarian Party "is the third-largest political party in the U.S."
"We cut business taxes so today 70 percent of our businesses don't pay a business tax."
"We will have the highest general revenue in state history next year. Conservative pro-growth policies work in our state."
"Congressman Patrick Murphy voted to keep the scandal-ridden IRS in charge of enforcing Obamacare."
Miami-Dade County is the "No. 1 donor county in the state."
Florida’s "high school graduation rates continue to increase at the fastest rate in the nation, with Florida leading the nation in the rate of Hispanic graduates."
Says President Barack Obama could "basically" legalize all immigrants here illegally "by the sign of a pen."
Marijuana is "less toxic" than alcohol.
"Sixty percent of the auto thefts that we have in (St. Petersburg) are caused by people leaving their keys in the car."
"For anybody who's trying to cross the street and has seen those signs that say you have to stop when pedestrians are in the crosswalk, that was a bill that I passed."
Says that while Foster was mayor, Rick Kriseman was "ineffective" in the Florida House of Representatives because "there was no legislation that passed the House that had (Kriseman’s) name on it."
"If we use (Tax Increment Financing) funding, that's going to take funds from the general fund for Pinellas County, as it will take funds from the general fund for the city of St. Pete."
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