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Cabinet OKs Rick Scott agency heads, will follow new hiring guidelines – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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Cabinet OKs Rick Scott agency heads, will follow new hiring guidelines
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The Florida Cabinet on Tuesday agreed to Gov. Rick Scott’s recommended appointments for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Department of Environmental Protection. However, the Cabinet also made clear that it will do an official search …
Scott, Cabinet start search for DEP, FDLE leadersPalm Beach Post
Rick Scott, Cabinet Open Search for DEP, FDLE LeadersSunshine State News
Scott and Cabinet reappoint interim FDLE and DEP headsTallahassee.com
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FDLE: Woman threatened Rick Scott – Orlando Sentinel


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FDLE: Woman threatened Rick Scott
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In a 911 recording released by the Sheriff’s Office Thursday, Khandaqji described Scott to a dispatcher as “your trash governor” and asked that she pass on a message: “Tell him she is going to hire a hit man.” It wasn’t clear from that call, however
Celebration woman accused of plot to kill Gov. Rick Scott arrestedNews 13 Orlando
Ruba Khandaqji accused of plotting to kill Gov. Rick ScottLocal 10
Celebration woman made death threats against Gov. Rick Scott, FDLE saysWESH Orlando
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FDLE visits liberal Boca blogger who used Beatles lyric to rip Gov. Rick Scott – Palm Beach Post (blog)


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FDLE visits liberal Boca blogger who used Beatles lyric to rip Gov. Rick Scott
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The Florida Department of Law Enforcement admits it “could have better evaluated” Boca Raton blogger Daniel Tilson’s use of a Beatles lyric to criticize Gov. Rick Scott, which prompted an FDLE agent to visit Tilson’s home to investigate a potential threat.
FDLE says incident with anti-Scott blogger wasn’t handled rightBradenton Herald
FDLE admits overreacting to anti-Scott blogger’s use of Beatles lyricsTampabay.com (blog)

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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet agree to public process in firing agency heads – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet agree to public process in firing agency heads
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Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet agreed Tuesday that the firing of a Cabinet-level state agency head can only be done in public — a step they avoided in the hotly disputed removal of a state police official three months ago. The four statewide elected
Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet tangle over agency heads reviewOrlando Sentinel
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet approve post-FDLE job review rulesBradenton Herald
Scott, Cabinet talk transparency amid FDLE scandalWTSP 10 News
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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet agree to public process in firing agency heads – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet agree to public process in firing agency heads
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TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet agreed Tuesday that the firing of a Cabinet-level state agency head can only be done in public — a step they avoided in the hotly disputed removal of a state police official three months ago.
Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet tangle over agency heads reviewOrlando Sentinel
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet approve post-FDLE job review rulesBradenton Herald
Scott, Cabinet talk transparency amid FDLE scandalWTSP 10 News
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Rick Scott’s corruption spiral?: Scandal swirls around another GOP governor – Salon


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Rick Scott’s corruption spiral?: Scandal swirls around another GOP governor
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I’m not talking about the allegations surrounding former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, who resigned on Friday. In Florida, a similar cloud has formed around Gov. Rick Scott, who faces three separate lawsuits alleging violations of a number of state laws.
10000 signatures call for Scott probe in FDLE caseWTSP 10 News
Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll sees parallels in Rick Scott ouster of FDLE Sun Sentinel

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Romano: Rick Scott’s handling of FDLE change puts new chief in bad spot – Tampabay.com

Romano: Rick Scott’s handling of FDLE change puts new chief in bad spot
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Swearingen’s hiring raised red flags because of his chummy relationship with Rick Scott, and because of the governor’s seemingly unconstitutional decision to get rid of FDLE boss Gerald Bailey without the Cabinet’s consent. Bailey’s subsequent

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Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll sees parallels in Rick Scott ouster of FDLE … – Florida Times-Union


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Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll sees parallels in Rick Scott ouster of FDLE
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FILE – In this March 13, 2013, file photo, Gerald M. Bailey, Commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, makes comments during a news conference in Orlando, Fla. Bailey, who was removed from his post by Florida Gov. Rick Scott, says he …
New FDLE chief blasts Herald article on “inappropriate” trips as Rick Scott SaintPetersBlog (blog)
FDLE’s new chief breaks silence, saying he’s not “the governor’s boy”Tampabay.com

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New FDLE chief blasts Herald article on “inappropriate” trips as Rick Scott … – SaintPetersBlog (blog)


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New FDLE chief blasts Herald article on “inappropriate” trips as Rick Scott
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Rick Scott’s favor.” The article implies that as Capitol Police Director, I took inappropriate trips at the request of the Governor. This is not true. As director, one of my duties was to oversee protective operations and I occasionally worked
FDLE’s new chief breaks silence, saying he’s not “the governor’s boy”Tampabay.com

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Scott apologizes over firing of FDLE chief – Sarasota Herald-Tribune


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Scott apologizes over firing of FDLE chief
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Florida Gov. Rick Scott gestures during a cabinet meeting at the Florida State Fair, Thursday in Tampa, Fla. Scott said Thursday that he mishandled the ouster of Gerald Bailey, the head of Florida’s main law enforcement agency. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara).
Gov. Rick Scott Calls Claims of Impropriety ‘Untrue’New York Times
Rick Scott Embroiled In Scandal At Start Of Second TermHuffington Post
Gov. Rick Scott on FDLE controversy: ‘I could have handled it better’Tampabay.com
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Gov. Rick Scott on FDLE controversy: ‘I could have handled it better’ – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott on FDLE controversy: ‘I could have handled it better’
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott admitted for the first time Thursday that he botched the removal of a top state law enforcement official as he and the Cabinet swung into full damage control to avoid future controversy. “While I wanted to bring in new
Scott apologizes over firing of FDLE chiefSarasota Herald-Tribune
Gov. Rick Scott Calls Claims of Impropriety ‘Untrue’New York Times
Rick Scott Embroiled In Scandal At Start Of Second TermHuffington Post
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Gov. Rick Scott’s handling of FDLE controversy won’t be investigated – Bradenton Herald

Gov. Rick Scott’s handling of FDLE controversy won’t be investigated
Bradenton Herald
TAMPA — Florida Gov. Rick Scott admitted for the first time Thursday that he botched the removal of a top state law enforcement official as he and the Cabinet swung into full damage control to avoid future controversy. “While I wanted to bring in new

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Gov. Rick Scott on FDLE controversy: ‘I could have handled it better’ – MiamiHerald.com


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Gov. Rick Scott on FDLE controversy: ‘I could have handled it better’
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott admitted for the first time Thursday that he botched the removal of a top state law enforcement official as he and the Cabinet swung into full damage control to avoid future controversy. “While I wanted to bring in new
Gov. Rick Scott says FDLE scandal could have been handled betterBay News 9
Rick Scott Embroiled In Scandal At Start Of Second TermHuffington Post
Governor Rick Scott admits he mishandled ouster of state’s top copSun Sentinel
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Gov. Rick Scott on FDLE scandal: ‘I could have handled it better’ – WESH Orlando

Gov. Rick Scott on FDLE scandal: ‘I could have handled it better’
WESH Orlando
The buck stops here, and that means I take responsibility,” Scott said. The forced resignation of Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey prompted Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater to …

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