The Silva file:
Cristina Silva
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Cristina Silva

"We have over 700,000 illegal immigrants in the state. They're costing us billions of dollars and they're taking legal residents' jobs."

"(Bill) McCollum also voted for numerous amendments to weaken the legislation, even voting to make trains less accessible to those in wheelchairs."

"Forty cents of every dollar being spent by the federal government is being borrowed from my children."

"Gov. Crist has never wavered in his support of the Second Amendment, the right to bear arms."

"Florida’s high school graduation rate falls well below the national average."

"Today, Florida is in 50th place in spending on education."

"You know, when this thing first hit, I signed a declaration of emergency for the six counties that were directly affected, impacted in the Panhandle, then I extended that not long thereafter down into Sarasota County."

"I have spent virtually every weekend since Memorial Day in the Panhandle."

"In Florida alone, more than $3.5 billion a year is spent on health care and criminal justice for illegal immigrants."

"We have that program where immigrants come here and they have to bring a million dollars in order to get a green card if they’re going to create jobs."

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