Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Our latest fact-checks

Half-True

The cuts did occur, but any causal relationship is murky

Half-True

It depends if you mean now or later

Mostly True

Claim has support, but glosses over nuances

Mostly False

Florida laws were 'harsh' before Crist

Mostly True

Filing separately is a new trend, but yes

Mostly False

Teacher jobs declined in recession but precise layoff number hard to pinpoint

Mostly True

Prepaid tuition changes approved by Legislature

Mostly False

Feds are focused on busting cultivators and distributors -- not simply users

False

Cherry-picking her veterans' votes

Half-True

By one credible measure; another source differs

 American Civil Liberties Union of Florida
American Civil Liberties Union of Florida

Florida has "the most errors and exonerations from death row."

Mostly True

Much of the credit goes to President George H.W. Bush

Half-True

Scott gets creative with his definition