J.D. Alexander's file:

Republican from Florida

Sen. J.D. Alexander is a Republican from Lake Wales. He was first elected to the Florida Senate in 2002.

Recent statements involving J.D. Alexander

Says using E-Verify is "a fair amount of cost," about $20 per person that does not match.

Says the Southwest Florida Water Management District has $850 million in reserves, enough money in savings to run without levying taxes for more than two years.

Gov. Rick Scott's sale of the state planes was "not proper."

"The Constitution doesn't allow the governor to not-spend appropriations funds."

"It takes as much energy to make a solar panel as it likely generates in its entire life."

Recent stories featuring J.D. Alexander

Fact-checking the high-speed rail debate:

The fight over high-speed rail is rolling into its third week, and claims from both sides of the debate seem only to be intensifying. PolitiFact Florida offers a guide to several of the most-repeated claims.

Mail call: Readers criticize Scott and PolitiFact coverage on high-speed rail:

The big news in Florida is Gov. Rick Scott's decision to reject $2.4 billion in federal funding for a high-speed rail line linking Tampa and Orlando. Readers weighed in on both the governor's decision and the fact-checks we did here at PolitiFact Florida.


PolitiFact Florida's Top 10 items of 2010:

PolitiFact Florida couldn't have asked for a better first year than 2010 -- an amazing election cycle with plenty of interesting facts to check. Which items did you like most in 2010? We unveil the readers' Top 10 Truth-O-Meter items of the year.

If you can stand the heat, we've got Pants on Fire for you!:

When we sweep all the Pants on Fire rulings from this campaign into one pile, we've got quite a bonfire. Read on to see what we said – if you can stand the heat…

Four weeks to go: Heading down the home stretch:

Four weeks to go, and the month opened with a flood of Falses. From Bible verses to solar panels, lost jobs to lost Medicare benefits, all False – or worse.

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