Rick Scott is campaigning in Jacksonville today, where he plans to deliver his usual misleading talking points about jobs. But unfortunately for Duval County, Scott’s rhetoric just doesn’t meet reality.
As the Tampa Bay Times and Miami Herald have reported, Rick Scott promised nearly four thousand jobs to Duval County and only delivered 387 — despite dolling out $1,487,000 in taxpayer funds and promising $25 million more. See the Times-Herald report for yourself:
Since it’s not likely Rick Scott will answer questions about his record of failure, so it’s time for another installment of…
1. Another court has ruled against Florida’s ban on marriage quality. What is your opinion on the ruling? (source)
2. There are thousands of veterans in Jacksonville who lack health insurance, so why do you oppose expanding access to get them the health care they need? (source)
3. Will you divest yourself of your financial stake in the natural gas pipeline that will go through North Florida? Don’t you agree that you should not get even richer from the state contracts your appointees approve? (source)
4. The company you ran committed the largest Medicare fraud in American history, so why did you veto funding to fight health care fraud last month? (source)