The latest statements we've reviewed for PolitiFact Florida
"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."
"In my home state, nearly one in five Floridians live in poverty."
Says David Jolly lobbied "for government-run health care just last year."
"Since 2007 David Jolly has given almost $30,000 to keep Democrats in Congress!"
"Kathleen Peters refuses to ‘take a stand’ to repeal Obamacare."
Studies suggest the 2017 College Football Playoff Championship game will bring about 1,700 to 1,800 full-time jobs.
"Florida has experienced positive job growth for 39 consecutive months."
Gov. Rick Scott "backed the federal shutdown."
Florida’s proposed medical marijuana amendment "would make Florida one of the most lenient medical-marijuana states, allowing use for limitless ‘other conditions’ specified by any physician."
"Whether the Amendment passes or not, the medical use of marijuana is a federal criminal offense."
Gov. Charlie Crist "sought for and got approved the automatic restoration of felon rights for nonviolent offenders for the first time in Florida history."
"Why would our president close the embassy to the Vatican? Hopefully, it is not retribution for Catholic organizations opposing Obamacare."
"Back door gun control is in full effect in the United States" due to "Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency."
"We’re the Sunshine State, and we’re hardly doing any solar energy production."
"I did not support the sequester."
Florida’s proposed amendment for medical marijuana would allow "people who alleged minor ailments such as muscle spasms, neck pain, back pain and even menstrual cramps (to qualify) for government-sanctioned pot-smoking."
"The reason we have a national debt is not because of defense spending. What is driving our long-term debt are Medicare and Social Security programs."
Florida "remains the top travel destination across the world."
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