Thursday, September 18th, 2014

All stories featuring Rick Scott

A roundup of ratings on eve of National Governors Association meeting

Chief executives of the states will discuss a variety of issues at the National Governors Association convention, which is set for Aug. 2 to 4, 2013, in Milwaukee. We welcome them to Wisconsin with a roundup of recent gubernatorial Truth-O-Meter items produced by PolitiFact Wisconsin, as well as by our PolitiFact siblings in nine other states and at PolitiFact National.

In context: Rick Scott's comments on Republicans and jobs

To Democratic ears, Gov. Rick Scott's remarks from a GOP dinner sound a lot like Mitt Romney's '47 percent' comment last year in Boca Raton. Read both remarks and decide for yourself.

Elections changes coming to Florida, again

The Legislature again is tinkering with Florida elections laws. Get the lowdown.

Fact-checking Gov. Rick Scott's 'State of the State'

We turn on the Truth-O-Meter for Scott's speech and 'pre-buttals' from the Democrats.

Tracking the top 2013 legislative issues

What will happen in Tallahassee this legislative session? Here's the low-down on the issues we're tracking.

Rick Scott's promises at the half-way mark

Gov. Rick Scott is now two years into his first term.  How is he doing on the Scott-O-Meter?

Liberal group gets its facts wrong with attacks on Gov. Rick Scott

In a fund-raising email, MoveOn said Scott "tried to kick 180,000 people off the voter rolls" and "every one" of the supervisors of election resisted him. Both claims are wrong.

Fact-checking Rick Scott on the health care law

The governor reacts to the recent Supreme Court ruling on health care, but he doesn't have his facts right.

Rick Scott's latest ad: Who is that teacher?

Rick Scott has a curious surrogate in his latest television ad. Is she a public school teacher or a paid actor?

The flood of falsehoods about the health care law

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to review President Barack Obama's health care law, we review the falsehoods that simply won't stop.

Fact-checking Rick Scott's State of the State speech

Rick Scott's second State of the State address included claims about jobs, the cost of living and doughnuts. How'd he fare on the Truth-O-Meter?

10 News checks out the Scott-O-Meter

We look at Gov. Rick Scott's campaign promises in a video report for 10 News.

Rating Rick Scott's campaign promises at the 1-year mark

We've looked at dozens of campaign promises from Rick Scott to see how he's doing. No promise was more prominent than his pledge to create 700,000 jobs -- we rated it Stalled.

PolitiFact Florida’s top 10 fact-checks of 2011

We look back at our most popular reports of 2011: fact-checks of Marco Rubio, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Rick Scott and Alan Grayson. And then there was that Evan Longoria viral video ...

How Rick Scott counts to 700,000 jobs

Candidate Rick Scott offered one explanation of the 700,000 private-sector jobs he'd create. Now governor, Scott is saying something different. PolitiFact Florida analyzes his statements on the Flip-O-Meter

Rick Scott's primary math: Florida is important

With the Republican presidential candidates in town, Rick Scott touted Florida's prominence in picking the 2012 GOP nominee.

Fact-checking the calls on the robocalls

Gov. Rick Scott's robocalls to voters made national news. When the group Pink Slip Rick solicited calls to Scott, we could not resist fact-checking some of the claims.

Does Rick Scott read newspapers?

He said he doesn't, a statement that has been repeated dozens of times. But is it true? Or just a myth? PolitiFact Florida finds out.

Florida under Gov. Rick Scott: Adding jobs, or destroying them?

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Democrats have extremely different takes on employment numbers. But it’s all in how you read them.

PolitiFact Florida wins two Green Eyeshade awards

See the five fact checks that we submitted to the judges.