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Seminole Tribe of Florida Chairman James Billie removed from office


HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - The Tribal Council of the Seminole Tribe of Florida unanimously voted Wednesday to remove Chairman James E. Billie from office, effective immediately, Seminole Tribe spokesman Gary Bitner said.

According to a news release, the Tribal Council voted 4-0 on a recall petition filed by Tribal members. Billie was not eligible to vote.

"The recall petition cited various issues with policies and procedures of the Chairman's Office," Bitner said in the news release.


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