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DAVIE, FL - MARCH 28:  Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks as he attends the ribbon cutting for the opening of a I-595 Express Project on March 28, 2014 in Davie, Florida. The Governor finds himself dogged by questions about recent resignations by one of his top fundraisers, Mike Fernandez, as well as Gonzalo Sanabria, a longtime Miami-Dade Expressway Authority board member, who is reported to have resigned Thursday from his post to protest the disparaging and disrespectful treatment of Mike Fernandez, the former co-finance chairman of Gov. Rick Scotts campaign."  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Admits Mishandling Ouster Of State’s Top Cop

Florida Gov. Rick Scott admitted to mishandling the ouster of the head of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).

02/05/2015

(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

Media, Open-Government Groups Seek Answers On Bailey Ouster

Governor Rick Scott is getting pressure from media organizations and open-government advocates who filed a lawsuit over the ouster of Florida’s top cop.

02/04/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott  with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at an early voting rally in Tampa, FL on October 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Scott Disputes That FDLE Leader Faced Immediate Ouster

Gov. Rick Scott’s office continued pushing back Monday against claims his staff forced longtime Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey to resign immediately in December.

02/02/2015

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Hopes For An Early Spring

Groundhog Day might not be until Monday, but Gov. Rick Scott probably doesn’t need a rodent to tell him that his winter of discontent is going to last awhile longer.

02/01/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: No Plans To Investigate Complaint Over Ouster

A Tallahassee prosecutor said he will not investigate whether Florida Governor Rick Scott along with cabinet members violated the state’s law on open meetings.

01/30/2015

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Attorney General: Scott Didn’t Know About Ouster Of Top Cop

Governor Rick Scott did not approve of the abrupt ousting of the head of the state’s main law enforcement agency, according to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

01/28/2015

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Florida Gov. Scott To Respond To ‘Ridiculous’ Allegations

Florida Governor Rick Scott said he plans to respond to allegations against his administration brought on by the state’s former top cop.

01/22/2015

(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

Ouster Of Florida’s Top Cop Could Spark Power Shift

The abrupt ousting of the head of Florida’s law enforcement agency may spark a major shakeup in how top officials are hired.

01/21/2015

(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

Florida Gov. Won’t Explain Shakeup At State Police Agency

As questions remain about why Governor Rick Scott shook up the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, a new department leader was voted in on Tuesday.

01/13/2015

(Source: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Demand For Florida Prison-Death Investigations Growing

State law enforcement officials asked legislators for additional funds Monday to keep up with the growing demand for death investigations at Florida’s troubled prisons.

01/05/2015

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