Tag: Cabinet meeting

Jim RosicaJune 27, 2018

Despite interviewing five “quality candidates” on Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet held off on appointing a new head of the state’s Office of Financial Regulation (OFR). Instead, they decided to keep the application period open through mid-July. Thirty-four people already had applied. Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi, Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, and […]

Ana CeballosNovember 1, 2017

The state will again consider whether it should pursue action against Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, a drug company accused of running a scheme that shielded it from competition and artificially boosted drug prices and sales. The matter was discussed Wednesday at a Cabinet aides meeting before Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet meet next Tuesday.  According […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 19, 2016

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement plans to ask legislators next year for new laws “to criminalize certain terrorism-related activities at the state level.” They include statutes banning “active membership in a foreign terrorist organization” and “creat(ing) penalties for agroterrorism.” A summary of the agency’s 2017 “legislative proposal” was included in agenda material for Tuesday’s meeting […]


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