Gov. Rick Scott once called Jennifer Carroll "the embodiment of the American dream." On Tuesday, Scott signed an executive order requiring his former lie" />
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Not so 'fine' an ending: Scott slaps ex-LG Carroll with ethics fine

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Gov. Rick Scott once called Jennifer Carroll "the embodiment of the American dream." On Tuesday, Scott signed an executive order requiring his former lieutenant governor to pay a fine of $1,000 to settle an ethics case. Scott's staff pressured Carroll to resign in 2013 when a veterans' charity that once employed her PR firm was targeted in a criminal investigation of the Internet cafe industry.

Read Scott's order here. Background on the ethics case is here. In case you missed it, Carroll published a book last year in which she said her reaction to Scott's selection of her as his 2010 running mate was "Why me?"

[Last modified: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 3:01pm]

    

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