Friday, July 15, 2011
The Miami Herald reports Governor Rock Scott has pardoned "a Gainesville soldier serving in Afghanistan who was convicted of driving on a suspended license." It is reported that Shawndale Goston "needed the pardon to pursue a career in law enforcement after getting out of the Army." Scott's vote is required for any grant of clemency along with two of the three Cabinet members who also serve on a State board. See complete story here.