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Matt Gaetz joins applicants to Rick Scott for CRC position

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The list of applicants to Gov. Rick Scott for a seat on the state’s Constitution Revision Commission continues to grow, now including conservative lawmaker Matt Gaetz. The panel, which reviews the state’s constitution every two decades, is scheduled to convene 30 days before the beginning of the Legislature’s 2017 regular session on March 7. As governor, Scott will choose 15 of the 37 commissioners and selects its chairperson. That means the Naples Republican will indirectly influence the retooling of the…

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Rick Scott names board members for Enterprise Florida

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Gov. Rick Scott made two appointments and one reappointment last week to the board of Enterprise Florida, the state’s public-private economic development organization. Sonya Deen Hartley, 45, of Fort Lauderdale, was appointed for a three-year term running from now till September 2019. She takes the place of Christopher Kise. Hartley, a vice president with JM Family Enterprises, also sits on the board of governors of the Florida Chamber of Commerce and is an executive board member of Associated Industries of Florida.…

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