Gov. Rick Scott has long talked about the need to cut regulations, but has previously declined to name specific regulations he finds overly burdensome.
He gives an example in a recent video interview with The Wall Street Journal. Asked to name areas of state regulations that need to be scaled back, Scott singles out growth management.
“The biggest is how much the state should be involved in regulating the growth in communities, when you already have a county a doing it or a city doing it,” he says.
Earlier this week, Scott hinted at plans to “realign” the Department of Community Affairs, which his transition team recommended consolidating with other departments into a new Department of Growth Leadership.