The Florida Democratic Party sent out a few notes this morning noting that, in contrast to Florida's incoming Gov. Rick Scott, Repubilican and Democratic governors around the country have started to hire their administration. Scott sent e-mails Friday evening to much of Gov. Charlie Crist's administration Friday asking them to stay on board for up to three months, which means Scott might not have his own team in place until the middle of the spring legislative session.
"Rick Scott must be too busy selling the Governor's office to the highest bidder to pay for his out-of-touch inaugural parties since he clearly isn't focused on building his administration," Democratic party spokesman Eric Jotkoff said.
(Scott has raised $2 million to celebrate his inauguration. Another contribution report could be out today, but we're waiting to hear back from his inauguration spokeswoman.)
Here are some of the stories Jotkoff tagged:
Florida Times-Union: 2 Augusta-area men to be in new Georgia governor’s inner circle
Oklahoma Farm Report: Fallin Choice for Secretary of Agriculture Praised by Farm Groups
CBS6 NY: Cuomo announces top-level staff appointments to new administartion
California Gov.-elect Jerry Brown: Gov.-elect Brown Announces Appointments