Developer Appointed As Planning Director

In a controversial move, new Florida Governor Rick Scott has appointed Billy Buzzett, vice-president at a development company, to lead the state's Department of Community Affairs.
January 8, 2011, 7am PST | Tim Halbur
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Gov. Scott is reportedly "eager to overhaul" the agency.

Michael C. Bender reports:

"Environmentalists see the appointment of Buzzett as another sign that Scott - in his quest to create jobs and spur Florida's economy - will allow developers to run rampant over the state's natural resources. On Monday, Scott appointed a shipbuilding executive as his top environmental regulator."

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Published on Friday, January 7, 2011 in The St. Petersburg Times
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