Crist Suspends Michelle Spence-Jones, Again
Miami city Commissioner Spence-Jones turned herself in on November 13 on charges that she siphoned $50,000 of county money to a family business. Crist swiftly suspended her, setting up Tuesday's special election to fill the vacant seat.
Spence-Jones, who wasn't technically outlawed from running, proved victorious despite statements from the gov that he'd suspend her again on re-election. Today he sent out an executive order re-suspending her once she is sworn in.
Sigh. At the end of all of this, it's going to cost taxpayers a whole lot more than the $50,000 Spence-Jones is accused of stealing.