The normally mundane issue of judicial retention may become part of a state police investigation.
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott is considering calling for an investigation into whether or not three Supreme Court justices are guilty of a misdemeanor in their scramble to get papers filed last week in their merit retention races.
Rep. Scott Plakon, a Longwood Republican, had sent a letter to Scott on Thursday asking for the probe. The governor is evaluating whether to order the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate, according to the governor’s staff.
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