All statements involving Rick Scott
"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."
"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."
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