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Critics of Florida’s botched unemployment website take aim at Governor Rick Scott listen

03/11/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Tags: Rick Scott, Unemployment, CONNECT, Lisa Montelione

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Critics of Florida’s botched unemployment claims website are taking aim at Governor Rick Scott and his connection to the private company contracted to operate the CONNECT site.

The website launched in October, but it is still not functioning correctly. Thousands of unemployment applicants have been locked out of the system.

We discussed this issue with three people: Army Reservist Albert Harris (who was unable to collect unemployment insurance compensation because of a glitch in the w...

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