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Jobs agency director Deutsch resigns

Hunting Deutsch, who heads the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, received unemployment benefits after he was laid off by Bank United in 2009.

Department of Economic Opportunity executive director Hunting Deutsch submitted his resignation letter to Gov. Rick Scott’s office Tuesday morning. His last day will be Dec. 14.

Deutsch said media attention on the unemployment benefits he received before taking office was a distraction.

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