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Scott appoints well-known GOP attorney to Broward hospital board

David Di Pietro learned today that Gov. Rick Scott has appointed him to the North Broward Hospital District Board. Di Pietro is a well-connected GOP attorney with long South Florida roots -- he worked for Broward State Attorney Mike Satz, Conrad & Scherer (Bill Scherer was a longtime attorney in the past for the district) and in August launched his own firm. Di Pietro, who lives in Oakland Park, has served as general counsel to the Broward GOP in the past.