Dean Cannon: 'Gov. Scott is great to work with'

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Rebutting a developing conventional wisdom that new Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature are at odds more than on the same page, House Speaker Dean Cannon says in a Webcast interview that he and the Senate and Scott are working well together, reports the News Service of Florida. Cannon, in an interview with Justin Sayfie onsayfiereview.com, said that he appreciates Scott? interest in delving into policy, contrasting that inclination subtly with former Gov. Charlie Crist. ?e? not afraid to roll up his sleeves and look at the details of policy,?Cannon, R-Winter Park, said of Scott. He said that? the first time a governor has been interested in that since Gov. Jeb Bush – the intervening governor was Crist. Cannon acknowledged that he, Senate President Mike Haridopolos and Scott don? agree on everything, but said they share a ?ommon conservative economic philosophy.?Cannon also praised Scott for a ?illingness to be bold?in his approach to policy changes. ?? really encouraged with how well it? going,?Cannon said. ?e? been great to work with.?]>

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