Fact-Checking Governor Scott's Job Numbers

Apr 9, 2014

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"Jobs" has been Rick Scott's mantra since becoming governor of Florida. Talk about any topic and Florida's governor is more than likely going to, somehow, end up talking about job creation. And that certainly hasn't changed as Scott gears up his reelection campaign.

Most recently the Governor has said Florida has created 540,000 jobs since 2010. Are the governor's stats right? WUSF's Craig Kopp checked that out with PolitiFact's Josh Gillin