All statements involving Rick Scott

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."

"Every one of the 67 supervisors of elections" in Florida refused to carry out the effort to remove noncitizens from the voter rolls.

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."

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