Friday, September 4th, 2015

All statements involving Rick Scott

Half-True

Crist and Scott both cut Bright Futures

Half-True

The cuts did occur, but any causal relationship is murky

Mostly True

Filing separately is a new trend, but yes

Mostly False

Teacher jobs declined in recession but precise layoff number hard to pinpoint

Rick Scott
Rick Scott

"Under Governor Crist, 3,000 teachers laid off."

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly True

Recycled claim from 2010

Mostly True

Let us school you on tuition increases

Half-True

State leg refused to expand Medicaid

Half-True

Scott gets creative with his definition

Half-True

Unclear on ranking, questionable on blaming Scott

Full Flop

Rick Scott isn't the only one to flip-flop on this topic

Rick Scott
Rick Scott

On in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.

— PolitiFact Florida

Half-True

More than 20 percent of residents -- not voters -- are Hispanic in Florida

Annette Taddeo-Goldstein
Annette Taddeo-Goldstein

"Over 20 percent of the electorate is Hispanic" in Florida.

— PolitiFact Florida

Mostly False

An old industry estimate that isn't a sure thing

Mostly True

Scott calls for tax breaks but doesn't elaborate

Mostly True

Only counts private-sector job gains

Mostly True

So did Charlie Crist

Mostly True

He proposed cuts, then increases later

Mostly False

Scott's committee is the latest to use CBO report to make inaccurate claims