Gov. boots alleged Sansom accomplice off board

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist has removed a Panhandle college president charged along with former House Speaker Ray Sansom from the board of directors of Workforce Florida.

The 45-member board oversees various programs for unemployed Floridians.

Northwest Florida State College President Bob Richburg was indicted this month with Sansom on third-degree felony misconduct and perjury charges.

Richburg hired Sansom for a $110,000-a-year job on the same day he became speaker in November. The grand jury accused Sansom of misusing his position to benefit the Panhandle college.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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