The statement: Recently Rick Scott “closed 30 women’s health care centers across the state.”
— Lois Frankel on Sept. 12 in a fundraising email.
The ruling: The statement that Scott closed 30 health centers is completely wrong.
We rate this claim: Pants on Fire!
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Funding and rape crisis centers
Based on PolitiFact Florida’s interviews with women’s advocates and state officials, here is the amount of state dollars that went to rape crisis centers statewide:
Money from state AG (usually from general revenue)
Other general revenue
0 after Scott vetoed $1.5 million approved by Legislature
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