Monday, October 20th, 2014

Statements about Economy

Mostly False

The evidence doesn't add up to 3,000

True

First he said on top of natural growth, then he denied it

Mostly True

Precise number of averted layoffs difficult to pinpoint

Half-True

You can't lay all the blame on any one governor

Half Flip

A partial change of position

Charlie Crist

Charlie Crist

On the economic stimulus.

— Florida

Mostly True

Heavy reliance on tourists and seniors -- maybe too heavy

Half-True

A nonbinding vote to not endorse the raise

 Republican Party of Florida

Republican Party of Florida

Says Charlie Crist "voted against raising the minimum wage."

— Florida

Mostly False

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

Half-True

Unclear on ranking, questionable on blaming Scott

Mostly False

Lowest among big, urban counties, not all

Half-True

Signs of a recovery in Crist's final year were mixed

Mostly False

We count five

Mostly False

Shared responsibility with governor, legislators

Half-True

Recession also to blame

Mostly True

Goldman Sachs says so but many factors made it difficult to predict