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Is Gov. Rick Scott right about the state debt?



We've heard a lot about the country's mounting national debt recently. But what about Florida's?

In a recent TV interview, Gov. Rick Scott said the state debt was $23 billion.

PolitiFact Florida checked it out. Read on to see how the first-year governor's claim fell on the Truth-O-Meter.

[Last modified: Monday, June 13, 2011 12:16pm]


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