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I am off on another challenge and adventure. The new Governor of Illinois, Bruce Rauner, has appointed me Director of the Department of Family and Children Services. I go to work next Wednesday.

I look forward to working with Governor Rauner to bring a new level of performance, openness and accountability to the agency charged with protecting the children of Illinois and making their lives happier and more successful.

I am very grateful to all of my friends and colleagues in Florida and in Washington who have worked with me for many years on our most precious resource for the future, our children.

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Endorsement by Group of Leading Attorneys

Posted on 10/31/2014

I am honored to have a group of 16 prominent Florida attorneys send out the following letter, endorsing me for the office of Attorney General:

October 27, 2014
Dear Fellow Florida Lawyers:
We are deeply concerned that the people of Florida have an Attorney General who is well qualified and has a strong desire to steer away from seemingly politically motivated positions. We believe that George Sheldon, who is seeking to be Florida's next Attorney General, has a long history of public service which makes him eminently qualified to hold that office... Read More

Corporate Cases Greased with Pam

Posted on 10/31/2014

These are remarks I made today in Tampa and Tallahassee about the disappointing and unacceptable acttivites and actions by the uncumbent Attorney General Pam Bondi:

We have known for months that Pam Bondi received complaints about Donald Trump, got a $25,000 campaign contribution from him, and then the complaints went nowhere.
Now we learn from the Tampa Bay Times and the New York Times that ... Read More

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