State's CFO makes an unfair comparison
"Although we have twice the population of Greece, the state of Florida employs three times fewer government employees."
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But not all suspected staging is actual staging
"Of the top five cities for staged automobile accidents, three are in Florida. … We rank No. 1 in the country in staged auto accidents."
Voting against cuts isn't 'pushing'
Loranne "Ausley's a financial train wreck for taxpayers -- pushing gas taxes, property taxes, taxes on seniors."
Not much connection between Atwater and expenditures
"(Jeff) Atwater's busy helping his friends and wasting our tax dollars -- $48 million for a government building so lavish it's dubbed the 'Taj Mahal,' $100,000 for a golf musuem, and $110 million to build a private prison to help a big contributor."
Atwater left 14 months before FDIC stepped in
"(Jeff) Atwater's bank was so weak that just a few months ago it was shut down by the FDIC."
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