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Endangered Florida Panther
Rick Scott has a six figure investment in a French energy company which is tied to drilling in Collier county near the Everglades and close to Florida Panther Wildlife Refuge.

What does he have to say about this? Nothing if he can help it. His standard comment is that his investments are in a 'blind trust' so he has nothing to do with them.

Rick Scott is the only Florida elected official with a blind trust. But the law is under challenge in a state lawsuit by Jim Apthorp, a former aide to the late Democratic Gov. Reubin Askew, who says that blind trusts violate the state Constitution's requirement that officials provide a "full" disclosure of their finances.

Meanwhile, Scott is evading questions and the press and it's easy to see why. What's Your Plan, Gov? is even offering a reward to anyone who can document Scott's response to a question on climate change. He evades interviews unless he can control the questions.

It's obvious he doesn't want anyone to know what he really thinks or will do if reelected. In that case we have to rely on his governing record which has been a disaster for Florida.

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Originally posted to beach babe in fl on Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 08:25 AM PDT.

Also republished by Climate Hawks, North & Central Florida Kossacks, DK GreenRoots, DKOMA, and EcoJustice.

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