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).
Media, Open-Government Groups Seek Answers On Bailey OusterGovernor Rick Scott is getting pressure from media organizations and open-government advocates who filed a lawsuit over the ouster of Florida's top cop.
Scott Disputes That FDLE Leader Faced Immediate OusterGov. 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.
Gov. Scott Hopes For An Early SpringGroundhog 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.
Prosecutor: No Plans To Investigate Complaint Over OusterA Tallahassee prosecutor said he will not investigate whether Florida Governor Rick Scott along with cabinet members violated the state's law on open meetings.
Attorney General: Scott Didn't Know About Ouster Of Top CopGovernor 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.
Gov. Scott Responds To Former FDLE Leader’s CommentsGov. Rick Scott contends that the former Florida Department of Law Enforcement commissioner “resigned” on his own terms – and he is sticking to it.
Florida Gov. Scott To Respond To 'Ridiculous' AllegationsFlorida Governor Rick Scott said he plans to respond to allegations against his administration brought on by the state's former top cop.
Cabinet May Seek Investigation Into FDLE Leader's ExitAgriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater said Thursday they're open to discussing at the next Cabinet meeting the need for an investigation into the departure of Florida's top law-enforcement official.
Ouster Of Florida's Top Cop Could Spark Power ShiftThe abrupt ousting of the head of Florida's law enforcement agency may spark a major shakeup in how top officials are hired.
Florida Gov. Won't Explain Shakeup At State Police AgencyAs questions remain about why Governor Rick Scott shook up the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, a new department leader was voted in on Tuesday.