Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Rick Scott's file

Scott

Republican from Florida

Rick Scott, a wealthy Florida businessman, was first elected Florida's 45th governor on Nov. 2, 2010 and re-elected Nov. 4, 2014.

Scott's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Scott's statements for that ruling.

  • True14 (%)(14)
  • Mostly True31 (%)(31)
  • Half True34 (%)(34)
  • Mostly False25 (%)(25)
  • False21 (%)(21)
  • Pants on Fire6 (%)(6)

Rick Scott's website

Recent statements involving Rick Scott

Recent stories featuring Rick Scott

Annotating Rick Scott on Medicaid expansion

Florida Gov. Rick Scott made some of his most extended comments about Medicaid expansion to reporters in Washington on May 6, 2015. PolitiFact Florida has annotated a transcript of the press conference. 

State money and Florida hospitals: Counting LIP dollars

Gov. Rick Scott told legislators that hospitals that get tax money are still in the black. We take a look at some of the numbers.

As the House adjourns early over Medicaid battle, we look at claims on the Truth-O-Meter

We fact-checked claims about the budget, polls, health outcomes and jobs related to Medicaid expansion

Fact-checking claims about Medicaid in Florida

As the Legislature has stalled amid an impasse over Medicaid expansion, we look back at our fact-checks about the health care program for the poor.

Fact-checking Rick Scott on the environment and sea-level rise

As Gov. Rick Scott denies news reports that say his administration tried to ban the use of term "climate change," we look back at our fact-checks about the governor and the environment.