State Sen. Joe Gruters is chairman of the Republican Party of Florida. He was elected to the Florida Senate in 2018 to represent the Sarasota area and previously served in the House of Representatives. Gruters is a certified public accountant.
Stand up for the facts!
Misinformation isn't going away just because it's a new year. Support trusted, factual information with a tax deductible contribution to PolitiFact.
I would like to contribute
Fact-checking journalism is the heart of PolitiFact. Our core principles are independence, transparency, fairness, thorough reporting and clear writing. The reason we publish is to give citizens the information they need to govern themselves in a democracy.
In a world of wild talk and fake news, help us stand up for the facts.