Statements about Florida
In a lawsuit between private citizens, a Florida judge "announced the decision was going to be based on Islamic Law."
In early voting in Miami-Dade County, "there is a trickle of two or three people a day at a very high cost to keep those public libraries and polls open."
"Every person on death row was a foster kid."
In Florida, it’s not illegal for an immediate family member of state officials to prosper from legislation supported by a spouse.
"Before this (federal health care) law was enacted, Florida parents ... were able to purchase inexpensive 'child-only' coverage for their children. The law’s 'consumer protections' have now eliminated that choice in Florida."
"For the last decade, funding in the health and human services budget has grown at twice the rate as other parts of the budget, and I think that context is important."
"Liberal out-of-state special interests are spending millions on 5 and 6 to change the way Florida draws its congressional and legislative districts."
"Many of the companies bankrolling the ad campaign against Amendment 4 are recipients of a congressional bailout, in the form of humongous tax refunds earlier this year."
"I am very proud, as governor of Florida, that we signed the first divestment act, as it relates to Iran, divesting any investments in companies that would invest in Iran."
When Tallahassee politicians and bureaucrats tried to run our schools, "I've stood up to them to protect local control."
State pension fund staffers "lost billions. Then Sink gave them bonuses."
On lifting the U.S. Cuban embargo and allowing travel to Cuba.
The Tampa Bay Rays' "prices have been judged the most affordable in all of professional sports."
Bill McCollum has "recovered $200 million in Medicaid fraud."
"Florida Statutes require (Attorney General Bill) McCollum to consult with members of Florida's Congressional delegation" before filing a lawsuit against the health care reform law.
Cover Florida "is available to any Floridian, offering basic coverage for about $150 a month, instead of the typical $600 a month."
"Fifty-seven" of Rubio's 100 ideas "ultimately became law."
"Florida still averages more students in its classrooms than any other state in the Southeast."
"I have had the challenge during this administration to suspend no less than 37 public officials in about 36 months."
"Close to half of the folks in this country illegally entered legally (but) overstayed (their ) visas."
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