Fla. Gov. Suspends Mayor After High Court Denies Her Appeal

Law360, Los Angeles (January 17, 2014, 8:14 PM EST) -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Friday suspended the mayor of a South Florida city after the state's highest court declined to review her appeal of a decision reviving charges that she had accepted illegal campaign donations in exchange for support of a developer's golf course conversion project.

Tamarac Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco had been suspended in 2011 amid allegations she had taken improper election campaign money, but returned to her seat after the state’s trial court found the evidence didn’t show she was guilty, according to Friday’s...
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