Latest Half-True Fact-checks in Florida Bernie Sanders stated on January 13, 2020 in a Sun Sentinel op ed: "In Florida children are required to take their first standardized test within 30 days of beginning kindergarten and Gov. DeSantis wants to extend that requirement to preschoolers." Florida Democratic Party stated on September 30, 2019 in a tweet: "$575 billion cut from Medicare in Trump’s proposed 2020 budget." Donna Shalala stated on July 21, 2019 in an interview on CBSMiami with Jim DeFede: Says children at Homestead migrant facility "get 30 minutes over a month to talk to family members. If they were in a prison — a federal prison — they would get 300 minutes." Rick Scott stated on July 8, 2019 in a tweet: "Americans are traveling to Canada to pay 12 times less for insulin than they would here in the US." Florida Democratic Party stated on June 17, 2019 in a press release: The Trump administration has denied "4.2 million American workers overtime." Alcee Hastings stated on February 5, 2019 in a statement to the press: "In 2018, we endured a school shooting nearly once a week." José Oliva stated on January 30, 2019 in AP legislative day in Tallahassee: Health care is the "No. 1 reason for bankruptcy." Andrew Gillum stated on October 24, 2018 in a WPBF debate: Says Ron DeSantis has not revealed $145,000 in receipts of public taxpayer money. Andrew Gillum stated on September 26, 2018 in an ad: "In Congress, Ron DeSantis demanded that any new health law eliminate protections for people with pre-existing conditions." Andrew Gillum stated on September 26, 2018 in an ad: "When (Ron DeSantis) was asked what cancer patients should do without health insurance, DeSantis said 'show up to the emergency room.'" Andrew Gillum stated on September 30, 2018 in in an interview: Says Florida's economy "is largely propped up on low-wage work." Andrew Gillum stated on September 2, 2018 in an interview on CNN's "State of the Union": Says there is a report "that showed that, should we move to cover more people to a Medicare for All system, we could actually save the system trillions over an extended period of time." Florida Democratic Party stated on September 5, 2018 in a tweet: "Nearly 7 million Floridians have pre-existing conditions — but Rick Scott and Florida Republicans wants to take away their health care coverage by ending the Affordable Care Act." Ron DeSantis stated on September 2, 2018 in a radio interview: Says Andrew Gillum "wants to abolish ICE and doesn't believe in doing any type of immigration enforcement." Unite Here Florida PAC stated on August 16, 2018 in a TV ad: "Gwen Graham owns a $14 million stake in her family’s company that’s behind the American Dream Mall. ... While Graham and her family will make millions, Florida will be stuck with poverty wage jobs, endangered wildlife and massive traffic congestion." Adam Putnam stated on July 17, 2018 in a TV ad: "Congressman DeSantis voted to cut Social Security and Medicare" and "voted to increase the retirement age." Democratic Governors Association stated on July 13, 2018 in a post on Medium: Says Adam Putnam "backed a water bill that gutted water quality regulations." Florida Democratic Party stated on June 6, 2018 in in a press release: "Flip Flop! After opposing term limits for decades, Adam Putnam adopts Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis’ position." Ron DeSantis stated on June 2, 2018 in during a BBQ : "The bulk of the problem with the opioid epidemic is the fentanyl and all the synthetic drugs coming across the southern border." Senate Majority PAC stated on May 21, 2018 in in an ad: Says Bill Nelson is "one of America’s most independent senators." The Collective super PAC stated on May 11, 2018 in an ad: Says Gwen Graham "voted against President Obama 52 percent of the time." Adam Putnam stated on May 5, 2018 in a Republican candidate forum: "Welders are coming out of their tech schools at $28 an hour" and "pipefitters are making six figures." Ron DeSantis stated on May 2, 2018 in during an interview: Says Adam Putnam "opposed bringing troops, putting troops on our southern border using the National Guard." Gwen Graham stated on April 18, 2018 in a debate: Says the 2015 vote on the American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act "was not a vote to deny access to the U.S." Rick Scott stated on March 16, 2018 in a letter: "For the sixth straight year, we have secured record funding for K-12 and state universities." Cory Booker stated on March 14, 2018 in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing: "Research shows that 1 percent of licensed dealers supply a whopping 57 percent of the guns that are recovered in crimes." Bill Galvano stated on February 26, 2018 in a committee meeting: Says Florida has "roughly 1,500 resource officers dealing with about 3,800 schools." Florida Democratic Party stated on February 19, 2018 in a news release: Says Gov. Rick Scott "ended $20 million in funding for mental health care despite Florida already ranking at the bottom." Florida Education Association stated on February 5, 2018 in a Youtube video: "Richard Corcoran has a plan to divert even more of our tax dollars to unaccountable private schools." Bill Nelson stated on February 2, 2018 in a tweet: "Violent crime in Puerto Rico is on the rise as nearly one-third of the island remains without power."