Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Statements about Economy

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

Mostly False

Close, if you forget original 2010 promise