Fla. lawmakers pass public-records bill

ASSOCIATED PRESS

WIRE REPORT
Thursday, March 8, 2012

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida’s next governor and other statewide-elected officials will have to preserve and make public any documents and e-mails they send between their election and the time they are officially sworn into office.

The Florida Legislature has unanimously passed a bill that was sparked by the embarrassing deletion of e-mails . . . → Read More: Fla. lawmakers pass public-records bill

After lost emails flap, public records bill passes

BY GARY FINEOUT
ASSOCIATED PRESS

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida’s next governor and other statewide elected officials will have to preserve and make public any documents and emails they send between their election and the time they are officially sworn into office.

The Florida Legislature has unanimously passed a bill that was sparked by the embarrassing deletion of emails sent by . . . → Read More: After lost emails flap, public records bill passes

Miami Herald: Scott’s transparency problem

EDITORIAL

For a governor who promised accountability as a candidate, Rick Scott sure  has a lot of explaining to do.

Not once, not twice, but now there has been a third incident involving a “technological mix-up” at the governor’s office that has mysteriously resulted  in emails evaporating into cyberspace.

Like magic — after a public records request.

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