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May 14, 2012


Florida Governor's Top Aide Quits

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's (R) chief of staff, Steve MacNamara, resigned after a brief meeting with the governor, concluding that "media attention" focused on him had begun to "interfere with the day-to-day operations of this office," the Palm Beach Post reports.

His departure "was hastened by media reports questioning his awarding no-bid contracts -- one worth $5.5 million -- to close associates while he worked for Senate President Mike Haridopolos (R)."












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