Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

All statements involving Charlie Crist

Half-True

Crist put donor on judicial panel, but no hard evidence for "control"

Pants on Fire!

The Legislature suspended those powers

 Republican Party of Florida
Republican Party of Florida

Obamacare "prevents (Florida) from regulating insurance."

— PolitiFact Florida

False

Bush signed the law, not Crist

 Republican Party of Florida
Republican Party of Florida

Says Charlie "Crist made it easier for Duke to take your money."

— PolitiFact Florida

Half-True

Complicated mix of funding

Mostly False

The rate didn't go up, but collections will

Charlie Crist
Charlie Crist

Says Rick Scott "raised property taxes."

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly True

Pretty accurate, because Floridians make less

Half-True

Crist and Scott both cut Bright Futures

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."

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly True

The Legislature made him do it

 Republican Party of Florida
Republican Party of Florida

Says Charlie Crist "raised taxes on the middle class" by $2.2 billion.

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly True

An amendment that didn't go as planned

Half-True

Expansion would create some jobs, but estimates vary

Charlie Crist
Charlie Crist

"Expanding Medicaid would create 63k jobs."

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly False

Florida laws were 'harsh' before Crist

 Progressive Choice Florida
Progressive Choice Florida

Says Charlie Crist signed "the nation’s harshest marijuana laws."

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly True

Filing separately is a new trend, but yes

Mostly False

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

Rick Scott
Rick Scott

"Under Governor Crist, 3,000 teachers laid off."

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly True

Let us school you on tuition increases

Half-True

State leg refused to expand Medicaid

Half-True

Unclear on ranking, questionable on blaming Scott

Mostly False

He's always waffled on abortion