The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Florida

Says David Jolly "lobbied on a plan" by Rep. Paul Ryan that would turn Medicare into a voucher program.

Pinellas County voters "elected me as their chief financial officer … (and) elected me as (their) governor four years ago."

Says Alex Sink "even supported a tax on homeowners insurance policies."

"The $18.8 billion in funding for K-12 education funding is the highest in Florida history and includes a record $10.6 billion in state funds."

Says state Sens. Greg Evers, Nancy Detert and Charles Dean "got a failing grade from conservatives."

Says Alex Sink supported "more taxes on water and TV."

Says David Jolly’s former firm lobbied "for hundreds of millions (of dollars) for a dictator in Pakistan."

"Recently, Florida has successfully reduced the environmental permitting time down to just two days."

Of the approximately 6 million disenfranchised felons in the United States, "one-quarter are Floridians."

"Rick Scott’s Administration spent over $100,000 of taxpayer money during their first voter purge attempt in 2012."

Says Alex Sink "failed Florida homeowners by using predatory lending practices."

In 2011, Carlos López-Cantera "staunchly supported" a Florida bill modeled after Arizona’s immigration law

Alex Sink "used a taxpayer-funded plane so she could get to a vacation in the Bahamas."

"Trey Radel does not even qualify to drive a Lee County school bus at this point, yet he occupies a seat in Congress."

"I have never lobbied for offshore oil drilling."

"When I was Mayor of South Pasadena, we actually reduced the property taxes we collected."

"State Rep. Kathleen Peters has a 100 percent pro-abortion voting record – even voting against a ban on sex-selection abortions."

Under a proposed bill, a $100,000 home’s flood insurance premium would be "maybe $200 or $300 annually."

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