US Politics in Trump era Public date: 03.10.2019 13:07:34

Publisher: NYTimes

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17 Oct 2018

To Avoid Conflicts, Rick Scott Created a Trust Blind in Name Only

Rick Scott had been governor of Florida for barely three months when questions first mounted about conflicts of interest. Fabulously wealthy but a newcomer to politics, Mr. Scott mandated random drug testing for state workers in March 2011, and was pushing the legislature to require it for welfare recipients. The Republican governor, who had made his fortune as a health care executive and investor, also proposed reorienting the state’s Medicaid system toward managed care.
Rick Scott had been governor of Florida for barely three months when questions first mounted about conflicts of...

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