All False statements involving Rick Scott

"We have invested record funding in protecting our environment."

"Recently, Florida has successfully reduced the environmental permitting time down to just two days."

A "legacy of taxing and borrowing … crippled the economy we inherited two years ago."

Says a federal plan to expand Medicaid would cost Florida taxpayers $26 billion over 10 years.

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.

Says Barack Obama's health care law "will be the biggest job-killer ever."

"Today, you can't rely on (the retirement fund for public employees), it's not funded."

The Affordable Care Act is "not the law of the land."

The United States' regulations "are among the most difficult in the world." 

"Our credit rating went up since I've been in office."

High-speed rail would have cost Florida taxpayers $1 billion to build.

"Before this (federal health care) law was enacted, Florida parents ... were able to purchase inexpensive 'child-only' coverage for their children. The law’s 'consumer protections' have now eliminated that choice in Florida."

The federal health care law is "probably the biggest tax increase ever in the history of our country."

Says he never said he would keep education funding the same.

Says Alex Sink's plans for governor include $12.5 billion in new spending.

Bill McCollum "backed Jim Greer's effort to hide financial irregularities."

Bill McCollum "served as a lobbyist whose clients enabled mortgages for illegal immigrants."

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