Recall Rick Scott


Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of Gov. Rick Scott’s rulemaking freeze by Recall Rick Scott
March 30, 2011, 1:55 PM
Filed under: Corruption, Florida, Government, Greed, Politics, Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott’s rulemaking freeze has been challenged in court as unconstitutional.
By Janet Zink
Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau

TALLAHASSEE — A blind woman from Miami seeking to reapply for food stamps has filed a petition in the Florida Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of Gov. Rick Scott’s rule-making freeze. The freeze was one of Scott’s first acts as governor, included in an executive order signed less than an hour after his Jan. 4 inauguration.

It’s the second lawsuit filed in the Florida Supreme Court this month charging that Scott has exceeded his power. The first came from state Sens. Sens. Arthenia Joyner, D-Tampa, and Thad Altman, R-Melbourne, over Scott’s decision to reject federal money for high-speed rail. The court rejected that suit.

Read more at the Miami Herald website.

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