Scott on Tuesday named Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera to the post. The move comes nearly 10 months after former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll abruptly resigned.
Lopez-Cantera, called the appointment an ``opportunity that could not be ignored, or denied because I'll be representing the entire state.''
Lopez-Cantera, who was in the real estate business, worked on property tax issues while in the legislature.
He says that the Scott administration first reached out to him about the position in mid-December.
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