Latest Mostly True Fact-checks in Florida Val Demings stated on January 29, 2020 in the impeachment trial: “All of the aid has not arrived” to Ukraine. Frederica Wilson stated on December 12, 2019 in a hearing: Says Betsy DeVos is the "most unpopular person in our government." Nikki Fried stated on October 29, 2019 in a pre-legislative media forum: While previous clemency boards granted restoration of civil rights to thousands of Floridians, "so far this year, under this clemency board, four (felons) have gotten their rights back." Greg Steube stated on May 28, 2019 in a press release: "It’s estimated that in 2018 alone, dead people received $1 billion in benefits from Medicare, Medicaid, social security payments, and federal pensions." Gary Farmer stated on March 7, 2019 in a Florida Senate meeting: "Some patients who are on transplant lists for kidney or other organs are being dropped from the list simply because they are shown as a licensed card holder" for medical marijuana. Matt Gaetz stated on February 7, 2019 in an interview on CNN: "In 1992, the Democratic Party had in their platform provisions that said that illegal aliens were coming in this country, committing felonies, sent back and then they were right back across the border to do the same thing." Marco Rubio stated on November 8, 2018 in a tweet: "#Broward elections department has a history of violating the law." Scott Galloway stated on November 7, 2018 in a tweet: "The number of people who just got their voting rights restored in Florida is greater than the populations of Wyoming, Vermont, Alaska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Delaware, Rhode Island, Montana, Maine and New Hampshire." Ron DeSantis stated on October 24, 2018 in a debate at Broward College: Says Andrew Gillum was "singing a different tune" about charter schools at the Florida debate. Andrew Gillum stated on September 30, 2018 in CBS4 interview: Says Tallahassee "is experiencing a five-year low in our crime rate." Ron DeSantis stated on September 23, 2018 in CBS4 interview: Says Andrew Gillum has presided over "the highest crime in Florida four years running." Rick Scott stated on September 18, 2018 in an ad: Says Bill Nelson "skipped 45 percent of the hearings on national security." Republican Governors Association stated on September 12, 2018 in an ad: Says Andrew Gillum "wants to increase Florida taxes by a billion dollars." Andrew Gillum stated on August 29, 2018 in an MSNBC interview: Says he was sued by the NRA and the gun lobby "all because in my city we refused to repeal an ordinance which said you couldn’t shoot guns in city parks." Florida Democratic Party stated on August 5, 2018 in a tweet: Says Rick Scott "cut $700 million from water management." Jeff Greene stated on July 29, 2018 in a TV interview: "There is a big correlation between third grade reading level and whether you go to college or whether you go to prison. And in Florida right now only 56 percent of kids are coming out of third grade at third grade reading level." Ron DeSantis stated on June 28, 2018 in a Fox News debate: Says Adam Putnam "endorsed the Schumer-Obama Gang of Eight immigration amnesty." Bill Nelson stated on June 21, 2018 in an ad: Says he "actually wrote the bipartisan law that makes it illegal to drill off Florida’s coast." Andrew Gillum stated on June 20, 2018 in a debate: Under Philip Levine, Miami Beach "passed a resolution to ban assault rifles, which was not enforceable and never enforced. He passed a resolution to raise the minimum wage, which actually no one got the benefit of because it was not enforced." Gwen Graham stated on May 18, 2018 in a Facebook post: "So far this year, more students have been killed in schools than soldiers in combat zones." Florida Democratic Party stated on April 17, 2018 in a tweet: "X marks the spot at every HCA location where (Gov. Rick Scott) probably defrauded taxpayers." Perry Thurston stated on February 26, 2018 in a Senate committee meeting: "Florida is one of only 10 states that totally prohibit a (firearm) registry." Giffords stated on February 20, 2018 in a TV ad: "Gov. Rick Scott made it illegal for a doctor to ask a patient if they owned a gun, even a mental health professional. This law was so dangerous that a court had to strike it down." Joy Reid stated on February 14, 2018 in a tweet: "One-third of Floridians own guns. One-third." Corey Lewandowski stated on February 11, 2018 in a rally in Sarasota: "Fifty seats have already changed hands from the Republicans to the Democrats since Donald Trump was elected." Kionne McGhee stated on January 25, 2018 in a speech on the House floor: "There were slaves in 1845 who helped construct and build the Old Capitol." Carlos Curbelo stated on December 10, 2017 in a television interview: The House tax bill has "a lot more permanent relief for middle-income and even lower-income families" than the Senate bill does. Chris King stated on October 28, 2017 in a response during the Democratic Forum: "Hispanic entrepreneurs, those who have immigrated from Spanish-speaking countries, often start three times as many businesses as white males." Marco Rubio stated on October 15, 2017 in an interview with Channel 8: "The child tax credit, if we don't do it, there will be no tax relief for working families. How much tax relief working families get under tax reform is entirely dependent on whether or not we put in place an increase to the child tax credit." Rick Kriseman stated on July 25, 2017 in a mayoral debate: "The number of complaints against police officers has decreased from an average when Mr. (Rick) Baker was mayor from 78 to 14."