Former House Speaker Indicted

Ray Samson had a plan to beat the recession, but it included misusing his position, a grand jury found

Former House Speaker Ray Sansom was fond of Northwest Florida State College.

Too fond according to a grand jury, who indicted the politician on Friday with official misconduct charges for taking a job with the Pandhandle college that netted Sansom a six-figure salary.
The college’s president, Bob Richburg, was hit with the same charge and is also charged with perjury.
Sansom stepped down as House speaker when the heat got too hot from an ethics investigation into his relationship with the school.
Sansom directed millions of dollars to help the small college during his time as speaker and it wasn’t just because of his love for education, investigators alleged.
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