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It’s official: Jason Allison resigns as state CIO to join Foley & Lardner

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Jason Allison, Florida’s Chief Information Officer, has told Gov. Rick Scott he is resigning. Allison’s letter, dated Monday, was released Friday by the Agency for State Technology, which Allison heads. News of his departure was exclusively in Friday’s edition of SUNBURN. “My years directing the Agency … and my prior service as your Technology Policy Coordinator have been some of the best in my life,” he wrote. “I cannot thank you enough for all of the opportunities and experiences you have…

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Martin Dyckman: Khizr Kahn challenges a ‘morally untethered’ Donald Trump

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Thousands of speeches have I heard and forgotten since my first byline 64 years ago. Very few have deserved to be remembered nearly as much as Khizr Kahn‘s 368-word address to the Democratic National Convention Thursday night. Eloquent and powerful in its simplicity and directness, it was timely, to the point, and to the heart as well as the head. He spoke of his son Humayun, a naturalized Muslim-American, an Army captain who died saving his soldiers from a suicide…

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