Recall Rick Scott

Tricky Ricky Picking on Grandma Now? by Recall Rick Scott
February 27, 2011, 12:31 PM
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According to Kate Santich of the Orlando Sentinel, our crooked governor’s latest schoolyard bullying may be just this side of taking candy from a baby.

On February 7, Scott kicked the state’s long-term-care ombudsman to the curb, and rumor has it he’ll be filling the vacant position with one of his yes-men. Florida ombudsman Brian Lee worked for seven years under both Jeb Bush and Charlie Crist, and was tireless champion of residents’ rights. Kate Ricks, chair of the Marlyland-based non-profit Voices for Quality Care voiced her concern that if the position is tied to the Governor’s mansion, the sick and elderly will no longer have an independent voice to advocate for quality care. Said Ricks, “This is really a disaster for the residents of Florida nursing homes.”

Read the rest of the story here.


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