Governor Scott’s Statement on Legislature’s Preclearance Filing to the U.S. Department of Justice

3/29/2011 Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today released the following statement in response to the Legislature’s preclearance filing to the U.S. Department of Justice.

“Despite pressure from special interest groups, I committed to Floridians that my review of the preclearance application for Amendments 5 and 6 would be thorough and complete. The action of legislative leaders today delivers on that promise. I commend Speaker Cannon and Senate President Haridopolos for their attention to this important issue.”



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