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Big Party Planned For Governor Inauguration

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WFLX) Governor-elect Rick Scott is getting ready to take the oath of office.

Scott will officially take over as Florida's 45th Governor on Tuesday, but the inaugural parties have already begun.

To mark the historic occasion his inaugural team plans to spend more than $2-million.

With his wife on his arm and a smile on his face Governor-elect Rick Scott made his way to a leadership breakfast to honor women Monday morning.

Inside celebrity talk show host Greta Van Susteren told the newly elected Republicans they need to work with Democrats to get the state back on the right track.

Florida's first black female Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll, and the state's first female attorney General were honored. State Senator Nancy Detert is excited to work with the new female leaders.

The breakfast was just the first of 12 events celebrating the new administration. Florida's next first lady was honored at noon. Then a two hour event celebrated Florida soldiers.


Seven of the events require tickets. Five are open to the public including Tuesday's swearing in ceremony on the steps of the historic capitol.

Scott will officially become the Florida's 45th governor at Midnight Tuesday.

75 Tallahassee police officers, along with FHP, and FDLE officers be watching traffic and the events. More than 3-thousand people are expected to attend.

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