Just like Gov. Scott, who was at the helm of a company who received the single largest fine for Medicare fraud in history, this former used car salesman is no stranger to criminal activity. Congressman Vern Buchanan – who is currently under investigation by the feds - has made CREW’s Most Corrupt list not once, but a remarkable three times for his shady, ethically-challenged dealings.
In the midst of these tough economic times, it’s hard to imagine a politician who advocated turning away nearly 50,000 jobs. But that’s exactly what Rick Scott did when he rejected High Speed Rail. His Tea Party clone, Adam Hasner, was right there by his side praising the Governor for putting the interest of the Tea Party ahead of creating jobs for Floridians.
It’s time to end the one-party rule in Florida.
Rickpubican policies – and their uncertainty – has resulted in near-record lows in consumer confidence amongst Floridians.
Florida has the second highest foreclosure rate in the nation. In March of 2011, 17 of the top 25 cities with the highest foreclosure rates in the nation were right here in Florida.
Rickpublican corruption runs rampant throughout Florida’s government and has resulted in more federal corruption convictions than any other state from 1998 – 2007.
Education Week ranks Florida’s graduation rate as 44th in the nation with a 63.9% graduation rate – well below the national average of 71.7%.