Republican from Florida
Rick Scott, a wealthy Florida businessman, was elected Florida's 45th governor on Nov. 2, 2010. He took office Jan. 4, 2011.
Recent statements involving Rick Scott
Says Rick Scott "cut education to pay for even more tax breaks for big, powerful, well-connected corporations."
"Under Governor Crist, 3,000 teachers laid off."
Recent stories featuring Rick Scott
Pundits and politicians get things wrong time and time again when they use the Founding Fathers to support their political views. In honor of the Fourth of July holiday, we review fact-checks from our archives and set the record straight.
A mysterious group attacks Crist’s record on abortion, guns, education, gay marriage and adoption, but it ignores his full record, including flip-flops.
Cokie Roberts comments on Susan Rice's post-Benghazi media interviews, while a former NBA great talks ghosts and racism in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.
It's only April, but PolitiFact Florida has fact-checked many claims about Obamacare, education and jobs from Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic frontrunner former Gov. Charlie Crist. There's more to come; the general election isn't until November.
Let’s Get to Work’s TV ad says health law has led to 300,000 canceled plans and will drive 2.5 million Americans out of work. Those claims are exaggerated.