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Rick Scott appoints three to reconfigured Tampa Bay transit board

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On Tuesday, Gov. Rick Scott announced three appointments to the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority, including one new member.

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Gov. Rick Scott announces 14 state appointments

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On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott’s office released the names of 14 legal and state board appointments. Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsels Scott began by announcing reappointments in the Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsels for Florida’s First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Regions. Regional Counsels are responsible where court appointed counsel (CAC) is mandated either constitutionally or by general law in a variety of Civil Cases. Jeffrey E. Lewis, 60, of Pensacola, has served as Regional Counsel for the…

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Florida Senate confirms 10 agency heads appointed by Rick Scott

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The heads of 10 Florida state agencies will keep their jobs. The Florida Senate voted Thursday to confirm top officials appointed by Gov. Rick Scott. They also confirmed Rick Swearingen who was appointed the head of Florida’s law-enforcement agency by Scott and members of the Florida Cabinet. The vote was important because state law would have required the agency heads to leave their jobs if the Senate failed to confirm them this year. Among those confirmed were Julie Jones, secretary…

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