All statements involving Rick Scott
"This budget also reflects the smallest state government workforce per 1,000 residents in Florida in this century."
"We are already almost halfway to our 2010 goal of creating 700,000 new jobs in seven years."
"Every Florida teacher gets a pay raise."
"For the first time in eight years, our budget also increases funding for persons with disabilities by $36 million to help more disabled people receive community-based services."
A "legacy of taxing and borrowing … crippled the economy we inherited two years ago."
Says Gov. Rick Scott cut more government jobs than were created in the private sector in Florida in 2012.
Says Rick Scott called education not a "core function" of the state.
Says his proposed education spending "is the highest state funding level in Florida history."
Says his budget provides "the highest state funding level in history" for education.
Says his elections proposal would allow "a potential of 168 hours (of early voting), which I think is the most we’ve ever had."
Says a recent study shows Florida students are second in the world in fourth grade reading, behind Singapore.
"In the four years before I became governor, we increased state debt $5.2 billion. We've paid it down $2 billion."
Says a federal plan to expand Medicaid would cost Florida taxpayers $26 billion over 10 years.
Under Charlie Crist, Florida lost 825,000 jobs and the unemployment rate increased from 3.5 percent to 11.1 percent.
The significant drop in Florida’s unemployment rate is a good economic sign.
After hearing "the frustrations parents and teachers have with the FCAT," next year "we begin improving our testing system."
"13,000 Floridians are able to vote -- but their governor won't tell them."
Florida has "more concealed weapons permits than any other state."
Gov. Rick Scott "tried to kick 180,000 people off the voter rolls."
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