Scott Names Chairs of Inaugural Festivities

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Fort Lauderdale, FL (AP) - A former ambassador to the Vatican
is in charge of planning Governor-elect Rick Scott's inaugural
festivities.

Francis Rooney, a U.S. ambassador to the Vatican during the
administration of George W. Bush, was named Monday to co-chair
Scott's inauguration planning with his wife Kathleen.

Scott is due to take office January 4.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by Imnobody Location: Tallahassee on Nov 16, 2010 at 06:11 AM
    These parties are designed to feed egos. The egos of those elected, the egos of his staff, the egos of those to helped him get elected, etc. Nobody cares about these parties except for those that feel the need to be noticed. The rest of us will just stay home and save our money for essential things in life.
  • by inmate Location: fed pen on Nov 16, 2010 at 06:02 AM
    we scott buddies are throwing a party for him in the tv room.
  • by nope... on Nov 16, 2010 at 04:41 AM
    Crist needs to go to Publix and get himself some boxes, pack his stuff and get out. Then Scott needs to come in and unpack his stuff. No dances, no parties, no nothing. Quit spending the money!!!
  • by Abnormal Location: Tallahassee on Nov 16, 2010 at 04:29 AM
    I thought his campaign slogan was "Lets get to work!"? I guess we have to party first at taxpayer's expense. :(
  • by Anonymous on Nov 16, 2010 at 04:07 AM
    If the state is so broke just swear him in and lets start saving millions right out the gate.
  • by GIO Location: Tallahassee on Nov 16, 2010 at 03:43 AM
    Festivities? Let's skip that and save tax payers thousands of dollars, talk about wasted money!!! Closed streets, closed parties, close those public funding purses of the working stiffs. I don't want to see all the pomp and circumstances. Go to work and do your job. Raise your right hand in the front room on Adams Street and do the right thing. Skip the lame duck spending in a time of budget cuts.
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