Hospital board won’t back down from records request

INVERNESS — Pleas Monday by a fundraising arm of Citrus Memorial hospital to call off a public records request by the Citrus County Hospital Board of Trustees fell on deaf ears.

Members of a hospital advisory committee had asked the CCHB to rescind its public records request for the names of people who donated to the hospital’s . . . → Read More: Hospital board won’t back down from records request

Request for contributors sets off anger at CMHS

INVERNESS — Citrus Memorial hospital officials are balking at a public records request that demands the names of people who contributed to a $2 million campaign to build a wellness center at the Allen Ridge medical complex.

Bill Grant, attorney for the Citrus County Hospital Board of Trustees, sent the request in November demanding not only the . . . → Read More: Request for contributors sets off anger at CMHS

Citrus County Chronicle: Transparency resistance troubling

EDITORIAL

A dark cloud hangs over Florida state government these days, threatening the state’s much-heralded Sunshine Laws.

At issue is a request to the State Board of Administration (SBA) by state Sen. Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey, to release documents concerning an investment into Starboard Value and Opportunity, a hedge find spin-off of Ramius LLC. Ramius’ president, Thomas . . . → Read More: Citrus County Chronicle: Transparency resistance troubling