TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – The battle over Gov. Rick Scott’s use of a personal email rages on – this time with a California judge chiming in.READ MORE: Hollywood Police Looking For Possible Witnesses To Fatal Shooting Of Officer Yandy Chirino
A judge has ordered Google to turn over the computer IP addresses for all correspondence to and from Scott’s private Google email account since 2011.
Scott had fought the request.READ MORE: Taste Of The Town: Forte By Chef Adrianne Connects People With Authentic Italian Food, Wine, And Stories
A Tallahassee lawyer wants the info to see if the governor conducted state business on the account.
Scott has previously said he used a Google email account to communicate with his family and not for state business.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Testing Sites In South Florida
Most of the emails appear to be from 2011 and 2012, though there are some also from 2013. It is not a violation of law to have a private email account, but it would be a violation if someone asked for emails and the governor’s office failed to turn them over.