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Teamsters ethics complaint against Gov. Rick Scott thrown out

The Florida Ethics Commission has dismissed a Teamsters Union complain that Gov. Rick Scott had a conflict of interest pushing a state plan to privatize prison operations in 18 South Florida counties.

The commission decided the complaint had no legal basis and "fails to indicate, in a substantive, factual manner, a possible violation."

Read the commission's ruling here. Background on the issue here.

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