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Scott gets an earful from black lawmakers

Gov. Rick Scott, right, tells the Legislative Black Caucus on Tuesday that he is committed to "diversity" in his executive appointments. State Sen. Arthenia Joyner, caucus chairwoman, and vice-chair Rep. Alan Williams listen. Photo by Bill

Near the beginning of a polite but frank sit-down between Gov. Rick Scott and black state lawmakers, state Sen. Arthenia Joyner cordially told the governor, "We differ on a lot of things."

"You're kidding," Scott replied in mock surprise. As the 23 black House and Senate members laughed, he quickly added, "I care about jobs and education, and I'm sure you do, too."

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