All statements involving Rick Scott
"We have invested record funding in protecting our environment."
"All of Florida's four-year state colleges now offer bachelor's degrees for only $10,000."
"Florida high schools are four out of the top 10 in the entire United States."
"We are seeing dramatic rate cuts" to Medicare that will affect seniors’ ability to keep their doctor, hospital and prevention services.
Says Rick Scott "oversaw the largest Medicare fraud in the nation’s history."
On expanding Medicaid as part of the health care law
"The $18.8 billion in funding for K-12 education funding is the highest in Florida history and includes a record $10.6 billion in state funds."
"Recently, Florida has successfully reduced the environmental permitting time down to just two days."
Florida "remains the top travel destination across the world."
Says Rick Scott "cut education by $1.3 billion" in his first year, then "in his second year he decreases funding by $300 million to our state universities."
"Many state and federal agencies have such ‘navigators’ involved in helping folks maneuver through the often complex processes associated with filing benefits claims, for example -- even buying health insurance."
"Over the past 35 years, Florida families have paid into the (National Flood Insurance Program) over $16 billion, four times more than the amount they have received in claim reimbursements."
"You have to get a license to fish on our beaches."
In Florida "we have 75,000 on (a) waiting list for child care and 23,000 on waiting lists" for community care for the elderly.
"We cut business taxes so today 70 percent of our businesses don't pay a business tax."
"We will have the highest general revenue in state history next year. Conservative pro-growth policies work in our state."
"The FL Guard has defended our freedom in Afghanistan, Iraq, and put their lives at risk; now the fed govt is going to cut their pay 20%."
Says Florida didn’t offer special incentives to Deutsche Bank, which announced it will add 300 jobs in Florida.
"This budget also reflects the smallest state government workforce per 1,000 residents in Florida in this century."
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