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Ethics complaints against Gov. Scott dropped

The Florida Ethics Commission has dismissed two conflict-of-interest complaints against Gov. Rick Scott, both stemming from his ownership stake in Solantic, a chain of urgent care clinics that's in the process of being sold, the Associated Press reported. The commission issued orders Wednesday saying the complaints filed by citizens were legally insufficient to warrant investigation. The panel decided the cases during a closed-door meeting Friday.

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 4:04pm]


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