All statements involving Rick Scott
Says the Congressional Budget Office "said if you’re going to buy your own policy with these (health care) exchanges you’ll be paying 10 percent more ... about $2,100 more for a family."
A company with "20 employees" could go "out of business" because of health care law requirements to buy insurance.
The Medicaid expansion is "going to cost Florida $1.9 billion a year."
Says the health care law rations care, like systems in Canada and Great Britain.
Citizens Property Insurance has "over $500 billion worth of risk, with less than $10 billion worth of surplus."
Under Florida’s voting law, a requirement to turn in voter registrations within 48 hours "makes it impossible to meet the deadline if you’re working right to the end of the week."
Florida has "1,200 golf courses. I think 58 million rounds played a year in Florida. We’ve got 44 percent of all travel golf in the country here. 5 million people come here just for golf."
"About 230,000 people that were on unemployment when I took office are not on unemployment now."
"The University of Florida announced this past week that it was dropping its computer science department ... Meanwhile, the athletic budget for the current year is $97.7 million, an increase of more than $2 million from last year."
"We are at a 40-year low in our crime rate in our state."
Says Barack Obama's health care law "will be the biggest job-killer ever."
PIP fraud is "$1 billion in fraud."
"Today, you can't rely on (the retirement fund for public employees), it's not funded."
"In some communities, for $10,000 worth of (PIP) coverage it’s $1,500 a year."
"We are poised to get rid of over 1,000 more regulations in 2012."
Florida "unemployment has dropped more than 2 percentage points, down from 12 percent to 9.9 percent, the second-largest drop in the nation."
Says the state tax burden per citizen in New York is twice as high as in Florida.
"In the past year, Floridians, not government, created almost 135,000 new private sector jobs. We netted more than 120,000 total jobs in the first 11 months of 2011; the third most of any state in the nation."
"My recommended budget includes $1 billion in new state funding for education."
"At my first ‘Let’s Get to Work Day’ … we sold out;" more than 240 dozen doughnuts by 8:30 a.m.
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