Latest Half-True Fact-checks on Will Weatherford Will Weatherford stated on February 27, 2014 in an interview with the "Tampa Bay Times": About half the people who would qualify for Medicaid expansion in Florida "can buy a health care plan for $30 a month" on the federal health care exchange. Will Weatherford stated on May 9, 2013 in an op-ed: "Expanding Medicaid would require borrowing more money, drastically expanding our deficit." Will Weatherford stated on March 5, 2013 in remarks on first day of session: The Legislature needs to spend $500 million to "shore up" the pension fund this year and the next 28 years to keep it "afloat." Will Weatherford stated on July 5, 2011 in an interview with the "St. Petersburg Times" editorial board: "Let’s say (Republicans) take away half of our delegates. They’re worth more than Iowa’s, New Hampshire’s and almost South Carolina’s combined."