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Prison nurse to feds, SAO Meggs: Investigate Sansom's 'illegal' prison deal

"It has come to my attention that former Florida House of Representatives Speaker Ray Sansom may have been involved in another illegal, secret series of transactions financing and authorizing the construction of a $120 million private prison in Santa Rosa County..."

So begins a letter sent yesterday from Elva McCaig, a Panhandle prison nurse who hates prison privatization deals, to US Attorney Thomas F. Kirwin and Leon County State Attorney Willie Meggs. Meggs is prosecuting former House Speaker Ray Sansom for his budget dealings connected to a contributor and a hometown college that gave him a job.

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