Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Cabinet settle lawsuit over the firing of former FDLE commissioner

Submitted by LDieringer on Tue, 06/16/2015 - 2:30pm

Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet have agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the Miami Herald, the Tampa Bay Times, and other media organizations over the behind-the-scenes firing of former FDLE Commissioner Gerald Bailey.

The proposed agreement, if approved by the Cabinet at its June 23 meeting, provides for the governor and Cabinet to revise their email policies, refrain from using aides as conduits, pay attorneys fees and change other policies, including:  Continue>>>

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