Scott names Carlucci to Florida Ethics Commission
Former Jacksonville City Councilman Matthew Carlucci is the newest member of the Florida Ethics Commission.
Gov. Rick Scott named Carlucci to the panel on Thursday.
He replaces Cheryl Forchilli, a Tampa lawyer who had been appointed by former Gov. Charlie Crist.
Carlucci, a 55-year-old insurance agent, served on the city council from 1987 to 1994 and again from 1999 through 2003.
As a council member he pushed for strong ethics laws and creation of a city ethics office.
His late father, Joe Carlucci, was a state senator.
Carlucci's appointment is subject to Senate confirmation, but he can serve while waiting for the chamber to act.
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