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Going to Plan T

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Unlike the old officer, Spencer Levine is no low-level guy sitting in an out-of-the-way office. Levine, who used to run a major Medicare fraud unit for the state, is a senior vice president who answers directly to the CEO.

As I was leaving, Spencer Levine stepped closer to me and said that this new regime is nothing like the old one. "We are all about transparency," he said. "We will not hesitate to get you whatever you need whenever you need it."

"I guess we'll see," I said to him.

"Test us," he challenged.

It's a sure thing there will be more tests. The district, while it's definitely moving in the right direction, has too much politics and too much money in it not to have some conflicts lurking under the surface. Let's just hope the new brass will pass the test when those problems come to light.

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Journalist Bob Norman has been raking the muck of South Florida for the past 25 years. His work has led to criminal cases against corrupt politicians, the ouster of bad judges from the bench, and has garnered dozens of state, regional, and national awards.
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