Behind the scenes on Prison Chief’s resignation

Miami Herald reports that Gov. Rick Scott’s pick to lead the state’s corrections department (nation’s third-largest prison system ) came to abrupt end this week when Edwin Buss resigned after run-ins with governor’s staff.

What was Buss’s big mistake? When the Legislature ordered Buss to privatize prisons in 18 South Florida counties to save money, the union for correctional officers filed a lawsuit, and Buss praised the action last month.

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