Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

All statements involving Charlie Crist

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

True

His job as education commissioner

 Progressive Choice Florida
Progressive Choice Florida

Says Charlie Crist "implemented Jeb Bush’s A+ Plan."

— PolitiFact Florida

True

But he supports it now

 Republican Party of Florida
Republican Party of Florida

"In 2006, Charlie Crist opposed in-state tuition for illegal immigrants."

— PolitiFact Florida

False

Actually, we found a rare case of consistent opposition

 Republican Party of Florida
Republican Party of Florida

Says Charlie Crist supports "cuts to the Medicare Advantage program."

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly True

Scott calls for tax breaks but doesn't elaborate

Mostly True

He proposed cuts, then increases later

Half-True

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

Charlie Crist
Charlie Crist

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

— PolitiFact Florida

No Flip

Deepwater Explosion washed out Drill Baby Drill

Charlie Crist
Charlie Crist

On oil drilling off Florida’s coast

— PolitiFact Florida

Full Flop

And a judge struck down the adoption ban

Charlie Crist
Charlie Crist

On adoption by gay couples

— PolitiFact Florida

Half-True

Crist picked the high end from one study

Full Flop

New poll shows Floridians want changes related to U.S.-Cuba relationship

Charlie Crist
Charlie Crist

On the Cuba embargo

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly False

His views on civil unions are murkier than on same-sex marriage

Charlie Crist
Charlie Crist

"I always supported civil unions."

— PolitiFact Florida

Half Flip

More like multiple choice

Charlie Crist
Charlie Crist

On abortion

— PolitiFact Florida