Tracking politicians' promises
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"Enact E-verify to ensure a legal workforce and higher wages for Floridians."
"To help recruit the best teachers, Ron DeSantis will work with the Legislature to expand programs that incentivize top educators to teach in Florida and to develop programs that incentivize and reward teachers in more demanding or specialized positions, such as teaching Florida’s special needs students. (ask FEA)."
"He will advocate for expanded access to and early intervention of mental health and substance abuse treatment programs."
"Veto what the legislators call 'turkeys' — costly and unnecessary pork-barrel projects."
Pay "competitive market-based salaries for corrections staff."
"In the next four years, Gov. Scott is committed to securing $10 million to create a $10,000 degree competitive STEM grant program for our state colleges."
"During my second term I will: Continue to expand funding for springs restoration and alternative water supply programs."
Said he would join efforts to repeal the health care law, including supporting a constitutional amendment that "prohibits the federal government from imposing President Obama's individual mandate, to protect Floridians' freedom to control their health care choices."
"Reform PSC (Public Services Commission) processes to allow reasonable energy production and expansion."
"I will invest in the state Innovation Fund that brought Scripps and Burnham research labs to Florida, developing high-tech clusters with high-paying jobs."
"Rick Scott will work with the Florida Legislature" to "ensure that Citizens consistently operates on actuarially sound rates."
"Reforming health care for Medicaid recipients (through a waiver) and state employees to consumer directed care will lower the cost of health care, increase choice of health plans, and save taxpayers $1.8 billion."
"Gov. Scott will issue an executive order to provide a foundation for bringing together stakeholders to plan with his administration for additional needed actions."
"Gov. Scott’s vision for the public, higher education system focuses on the following goals that will give Florida a competitive edge over other states: Be No. 1 in university and college affordability."
"Be No. 1 in the nation for student performance by expecting all of our students to perform at or above grade level in math and reading."