Seven years after she fought to bring The Scripps Research Institute to Jupiter’s Abacoa development, former Palm Beach County Commissioner Karen Marcus said Thursday that she has been hired by the bioscience giant to help improve its community and government relations.
Marcus said that she will be paid as a consultant and will provide Scripps’ administrators with advice on local and statewide issues that could impact its operations here. She will also help raise awareness about the institute’s programs and initiatives.
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Staff writer Stacey Singer contributed to this story.