Statements about Economy

Florida's revenue "is growing at a faster rate than almost any state in the country."

Broward County’s unemployment rate of 5.3 percent is "the lowest in Florida."

The economic "turnaround started at the end of my term."

"Florida has experienced positive job growth for 39 consecutive months."

Says Alex Sink supported "a $5.2 billion increase in Florida's debt."

As CFO, Alex Sink oversaw "a $27 billion loss in the state's pension fund."

"Since Mr. Foster's been mayor, we have less small businesses in the city of St. Petersburg."

The shutdown is projected to result in "$10 billion in costs to the economy per week."

"For the last decade, Floridians’ salaries have shrunk substantially" when adjusted for inflation.

"We will have the highest general revenue in state history next year. Conservative pro-growth policies work in our state."

Rick Scott  "invested $38 million in the Port of Jacksonville's vital Mile Point Project," which "covered missing federal funds for the project."

Says Florida didn’t offer special incentives to Deutsche Bank, which announced it will add 300 jobs in Florida.

"We are already almost halfway to our 2010 goal of creating 700,000 new jobs in seven years."

"Almost 1,000 people a day" are moving to Florida "because they are more free here than they are in some other states."

"There are 3 million jobs available in America that are not filled because too many of our people don’t have the skills for those jobs."

"Super Bowl L by everybody's estimation is a $500 million economic impact to the state of Florida."

A "legacy of taxing and borrowing … crippled the economy we inherited two years ago."

"Our economy actually shrank during the last three months of 2012."

Under Charlie Crist, Florida lost 825,000 jobs and the unemployment rate increased from 3.5 percent to 11.1 percent.

"National studies are already showing the negative effects that the health care law is having on businesses and our economy. Businesses across the country are raising their prices … (or) cutting jobs as a result of the added cost."

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